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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

I want to see a ewer

: ewer

Why: In the In Touch Weekly crossword, #122 down: "Water pitcher"
Answer: Ooh, fancy:
Source: Google Images

The More You Know: A ewer has a base, oval body, and flaring spout. A famous one is the America's Cup trophy. The word comes from from Anglo-French ewer, ewier, from Latin aquarium "water source," from aqua "water."

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