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2008-12-30 17:23:25

A Polk County, Minn., worker was sent home Tuesday after the front-end loader he was driving on frozen Red Lake River fell through the ice. Witnesses said Mike Raymond apparently was trying to clear snow around his ice-fishing house when the ice gave way, the Crookston (Minn.) Times reported. Problem was, he wasn't supposed to take the loader on the ice. Raymond escaped injury and was sent home after Tuesday's incident, Polk County Highway Engineer Rich Sanders told the Crookston Times....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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