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2005-07-05 11:33:01

By John Chalmers SINGAPORE (Reuters) - New York wheeled out U.S. SenatorHillary Clinton as the race to host the 2012 Olympics enteredthe final straight on Tuesday, counting on the famous formerfirst lady to make a strong case for the Big Apple. "This is a great bid from a great city for the greatestinternational event there is," Clinton told a news conferenceacross the road from the Raffles City Convention Center whereInternational Olympic Committee delegates will vote onWednesday. The...


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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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