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2005-07-22 17:41:47

CAIRO (Reuters) - A large explosion shook the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday and two other explosions followed later, apparently from the nearby resort of Naama Bay, a resident said. The first explosion, shortly after one a.m., was audible more than one km (half a mile) away, he said. It started a fire and smoke billowed over the town. About 15 minutes later, two explosions were audible from the direction of Naama Bay, about six km (four miles) away, he said. Naama...


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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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