In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Sarel pulled out a necklace with a green colored gem embedded in a medallion.
- All I ever saw in that jewelry box anyway were little medallions and such.
- Just then the leather cord around her neck snapped, and the medallion fell onto the stone.
- Men and women of the upper classes wore medallions engraved with skulls and ivory heads as jewelry.
- A silver medallion hangs on a chain around her neck.
- She grabbed the medallion and gave a sharp wrench, breaking the chain.
- She yanked out a large medallion looped through a thin gold chain.
- Around his neck are several gold chains and an astrological medallion.
- At first, it looked like a thick metal bracelet with a heavy medallion set in the middle.
- There was a medallion with the shape of dragon wings around her neck.
- Temporarily, I had strung Janet's ring onto the chain I wore with my medallion of Mary.
- Yet, inside was a golden medallion on a silver chain.
- Some are laden with gold medallions or sport diamond earrings.
- He pulled the chain from her tunic, revealing the medallion hidden there.
- He said nothing but obediently handed over the small bag and removed his medallion and rings.
- Vanderkin opened the chest and removed eight gold necklaces with medallions.
- Some companies produce medallions or bracelets that change colour to warn of high-UV conditions.
- He dropped it on the bar, while Ethan passed over a worn brass medallion on a short length of broken chain.
- Absently, he felt the chain necklace and the medallion against his chest grow colder than ice.
- It was like cutting a diamond into thinner pieces and attaching it to the sides of a gold medallion.
- Dishes range from snacks to full meals such as fillet of beef medallions on rosti potato with rosemary sauce.
- I had the Turkey Tenderloins, turkey medallions wrapped in bacon and grilled.
- I had chosen a steak plus a pork medallion and the meat arrived exactly as ordered.
- I take my second gamble of the evening on the medallions of venison.
- The beef medallions were beautifully tender, and the sauce sublimely creamy and tasty, with just enough mustard to give it an ‘edge’.
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