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2009-01-21 11:44:11

A Madison, Miss., homeowner says her house was damaged by an errant deer that leaped through a window and trampled through the residence. Natalie Jolly said after the deer came through one of her windows earlier this week, the apparently frightened animal took an impromptu home tour, WAPT-TV, Jackson, Miss., reported Wednesday. Tuesday morning's visit by the deer included a jump on one of the beds and stepping on bath preparations in a bathroom, Jolly said. The homeowner said after finding...


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'.