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2008-08-24 09:00:31

By PATTI PETERSON By Patti Peterson The Virginian-Pilot While on a field trip to the Chrysler Museum last year, Marti Dart's third- and fourth-graders borrowed a page from Julius Caesar's history. "Veni, Vidi, Vici," Caesar told the Roman senate, following a key victory for the empire.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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