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2005-06-04 10:49:43

The worst red tide in decades idled about two-thirds of the shellfish beds in Massachusetts on Friday as the toxic algae bloom spread off the coast to Nantucket.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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