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2008-09-30 12:00:33

By MARK WILLIAMSON IAN Macleod, one of Scotland's leading family-owned distillers, closed in on the million-pound annual profits landmark in the latest financial year, as surging demand for whisky in overseas hotspots offset a slowdown in sales in the UK.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]