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2010-02-27 06:40:00

A skipper who is hoping to be the first person to sail around the world using only solar power, unveiled his catamaran late this week that he says could be a sign for possible pollution-free shipping in the future.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • 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'.