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2008-06-24 15:03:07

By Emily Christensen, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jun. 24--WATERLOO -- Twenty-one years ago Marian Ballard underwent radiation treatment in the basement of Schoitz Memorial Hospital. The dark, dreary room did little to lift the spirits of the men and women seeking treatment for cancer. There were no volunteers mingling among the patients to lend an ear or bring them a cup of coffee or a cookie. It was all business, and for some it saved lives. But, area doctors knew patients...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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