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2009-06-04 14:40:16

Builders in London discovered an intact 17th century witch bottle, a wine jug containing hair, finger nail clippings, pins and urine, researchers said. The researchers told British Archeology that the bottle, believed to be the first found with its contents intact, was discovered at a construction site


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.