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Word of the day for February 28
millstone n
  1. A large round stone used for grinding grain.
  2. (geology) A coarse-grained sandstone used for making such stones; millstone grit.
  3. (figuratively) Often in a millstone round one's neck (referring to Matthew 18:6 in the Bible): a heavy responsibility that is difficult to bear.

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Foreign word of the day  in Japanese
文字化け (mojibake) noun
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