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2008-07-26 03:00:33

By Van Noy, Michelle Jacobs, James; Korey, Suzanne; Bailey, Thomas R; Hughes, Katherine L Postsecondary noncredit education has become increasingly common in recent years and, at many community colleges, noncredit education enrolls more students than do credit programs.


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'.