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2009-04-23 09:02:17

International effort locates man missing since Wednesday evening from Summit Station in central GreenlandOfficials with the National Science Foundation formally expressed their gratitude to the multi-nation team that rescued a staff member who had been missing from Wednesday evening to Saturday morning from the foundation's research station at Summit, Greenland.The missing man was identified as a 38-year-old U.S. citizen who works as a heavy equipment operator at the station for a...


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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