In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On the rare occasions he has been out in Glasgow's city centre after dark, he has been wearing a duffel coat with a huge hood to hide him from unfriendly eyes.
- He was wearing a blue duffel coat with fur around the hood and an orange lining.
- When he was last seen, Mr Gibson was wearing a black shirt with clerical collar, black trousers, black shoes and a blue duffel coat.
- He now had a great duffel coat in which to spend winter and, in summer, gay attire bought cheaply.
- With this process, a pair of tired overalls looks unique; an old duffel coat turns into something a samurai might have worn.
- Several scarves flow from the neck of her long duffel coat.
- I was three years old, all curly blonde hair and tabard dresses and I was just learning how to wear my duffel coat by hanging the hood off my head and not putting my arms in the sleeves.
- One last note to bus drivers: You may get to spend the day on a warm bus, but some of us wait for buses in the cold and are bundled up in scarves and duffel coats.
- She was wearing a white duffel coat, white top, blue jeans and white trainers on the day she disappeared.
- The dog was curled in a pile of old newspapers and a brown duffel coat, its head tucked into its body, its tail twitching slightly.
- The suspect with the knife was about 39, unshaven and wore a blue duffel coat.
- On the evening of her disappearance, she was wearing a pink sleeveless top, blue jeans with holes in the knees, a khaki duffel coat and black trainers.
- Standing outside the gates, and waiting with my customary lack of patience, I was beginning to regret wearing a heavy duffel coat now the weather had so radically improved.
- Often, as Ian walked home during the early hours of the morning he saw Mad Sam wandering the streets or lying in a doorway with a couple of homeless teenagers by his side curled up in sleeping bags and duffel coats.
- If she came out in a duffel coat they would still say it was raunchy.
- I am three and precocious, dressed in a black duffel coat and with red ears in the cold.
- Jeans and a duffel coat are not a protection against harassment.
- As she got closer, she could see more clearly what they were: a torn-up phone book, and a bulky, blood-stained duffel coat.
- It inspired a generation to don fawn duffel coats.
- Now that we've put away the duffel coats, hidden the umbrella and folded our woolly cardigan, it is time to enjoy the summer with some manic, head shaking, freak-out rock.
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