In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In the sixteenth century, chatelaines included a variety of attachments such as keys, knives, pouches, rosaries, pomanders, books of hours, and mirrors.
- She had no desire for the pomander, and did not know why she had bought it.
- The other bridesmaids wore burnt orange dresses and carried pomanders of fresh black-eyed cream germinis.
- The younger bridesmaids wore pale lilac shimmer satin dresses with cream embroidered bodices, and carried pomanders of lilac and cream flowers.
- ‘The laws of consanguinity have always been more lax there,’ Valerian explained, cupping her lavender filled pomander in her lap.
- A silver chain hugged the swell of her hips, holding the long chain of her pomander and her string of prayer beads.
- My younger sister put it better after arriving back from school at Christmas, clutching a pomander that she's made herself.
- So do flasks, used for a variety of purposes, including to hold perfume, which could also be dispensed in the popular ball-shaped pomanders (pommes d' ambre) and musk-balls.
- The pomander - a small perforated container filled with spices and herbs and worn on the body - was meant to provide a continuous fragrant shield against disease.
- There will be guided tours of the hall by guides in period costume and visitors will be able to make such things as pomanders, scent bags and butter.
- Sugar surveys the great lake of lavender before her, and measures it against a pomander of petals such as she might be able to hold in her hand.
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