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2006-07-03 21:06:18

By Tanny Chia NOEN MAPRANG, Thailand (Reuters) - Dawn breaks over a rice field in rural Thailand as a dozen barefooted children jog along a dirt track.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.