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2008-08-07 06:00:22

By David Young, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 7--Standing in more than a foot of dirty water at the door of the Vineyard Church in downtown Greeley, firefighters stared through the glass doors at the water seeping into the entrance. Flashing lights illuminated the murky waters, while the men, responding to a fire alarm Wednesday night, made it was clear water was more of an issue. "There's no fire," said fire engineer Greg Holmes as he waded around the side of the building. Pastor...


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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