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2009-05-28 13:19:01

Boston police said a man who caressed the elbow of an undercover officer groped another officer who identified himself as police. Officials said the undercover Transit Police officer was on the bus platform at Dudley Station to watch for cell phone thieves when he was approached by a man who began stroking his elbow and muttered a crude sexual invitation, the Boston Globe reported Thursday. The officer signaled for assistance and other transit officers came up to the man and identified...


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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