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2008-06-24 15:03:08

By The Tribune, Seymour, Ind. Jun. 24--An 87-year-old Columbus woman was hospitalized in critical condition at an Indianapolis hospital Monday after she was injured in a wreck in the Cortland area earlier in the day. According to a report from Jackson County Officer Adam Nicholson, Mary M.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.