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Email encryption
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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