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2005-07-19 20:58:08

MCALESTER, Okla. (Reuters) - A man who killed a store clerk during a 1991 robbery and blamed it on steroid use was executed on Tuesday by lethal injection.


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'.