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2008-07-16 12:01:06

CHICAGO _ Best-selling novelist Ron Hansen stood in the nave of Chicago's St. Vincent de Paul Church on a spring afternoon under the towering stained-glass windows. Illuminated by the high sun in the western sky, the brightly colored glass told story after story _ about Jesus Christ, about prophets and saints, about miracles and revelations. The Catholic faith is a story-telling religion, the writer said a short time later. "The mass itself is a kind of theater, dramatizing the life of...


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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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