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2009-06-06 13:59:35

A South Dakota rancher whose family has known hard times says he'll use part of his $232 million Powerball jackpot to help others in need. Neal Wanless, 23, whose family owns a 320-acre ranch near Winner, S.D., is to take home $88.5 million after taxes are deducted from the ticket he bought during a trip to buy livestock feed, KSFY, Sioux Falls, S.D. reported Saturday. Friday's jackpot was one of the largest undivided jackpots in U.S. history, lottery officials said. Wanless said he intends...


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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