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2008-10-14 15:00:14

Firefighters at the northern edge of California's San Fernando Valley got a break Tuesday as Santa Ana winds eased up after fueling deadly twin wildfires. Firefighters continued to battle blazes that so far have claimed two lives -- in addition to two other deaths reported elsewhere -- 10,000 acres and 49 structures, the Los Angeles Times reported. Meanwhile, fire officials reported the 4,824-acre Marek fire near Lake View Terrace was 70 percent contained Tuesday. The 9,872-acre Sesnon...


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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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