In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's a small, spiky-looking plastic ball and when you pull on two of its opposite spikes this ten-inch ball expands to a two-foot latticed sphere.
- Along the rural lanes beyond Arambol, old farmhouses are enclosed in latticed palm shade.
- The deluxe rooms have latticed panels that can be unrolled to reveal a glass curtain that screens the bathroom area.
- Peering down through its latticed sides I could just make out the sandy, weedy ocean floor, 20 metres below.
- Lace curtains neatly surround the latticed windows while pretty flowers border the tidy garden which has obviously been lovingly kept.
- Several quarters have expressed concern towards preserving these Havelis which have large latticed windows, carved woodwork and large ventilators and parapets.
- The moment you enter the gates you're swallowed up in a labyrinth of latticed houses where tailors embroider silken hangings and silversmiths work on glittering jewellery.
- Arched for strength, it is a fine latticed shell floating without visible support and imposing as small a load as possible onto surrounding structures.
- Seen in her hotel room, for instance, she is dubiously reflected in her own mirror, or lost behind a latticed screen.
- There was something of New Orleans about this old colonial building with its latticed balcony, though I do not recall having seen a structure in that city quite as neglected.
- If we had the latticed structure it would turn the ride into a more industrial looking structure, more like an oil rig.
- Closed doorways flanked either side of the passage while at one end it finished in a latticed window - dark outside - and at the other in the blank wall of a T-junction.
- The Velodrome's environmental efficiency is further demonstrated through the vast internal space enclosed by a light, latticed steel structure of inventive economy.
- But the most bustling of the galleries is a sun-washed, two story lavender Spanish colonial building with a latticed metal balcony porch.
- Its futuristic design features wind turbines instead of the traditional minarets, while a translucent latticed roof would replace the domes seen on most mosques.
- It's fun because we don't make ordinary Easter eggs, we make marbled ones, all different flavours, and we make latticed ones which you make by piping.
- Above, between the murqanas - honey-combed stalactites of stucco- and the lime green tiles of the roof, there project exquisitely latticed balconies of Moroccan cedar wood.
- We walked together through the chowk, the narrow, latticed bazaar-labyrinth which was once the centre of Lucknow's cultural life.
- Every house in the sample is painted with some kind of hooded portico over the front door, most often simulating thatch, and all except one have latticed windows.
- In addition, the shell of the outer part forms a two-dimensionally latticed sphere with or without a relic of three-dimensional meshwork structure.
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