In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)curtidor masculinocurtidora femenino
- The report concludes: "The overall effect of ecommerce on leather tanners' performance in the last two years has been minimal."
- The street turns, but I do not, traipsing through an alley running between a tanner's and a baker's, thankful that some of the warmth from the latter's building leaks into the space through which I pass.
- The workers were classified as leather cutters, leather dressers, leather sellers and tanners.
- Treated by the tanners in Niort, some seventy miles from La Rochelle, these hides were transformed into the chamois considered vital for the clothing of contemporary cavaliers.
- A company spokesman said: "It is very sad to have to close, but today more and more tanners are searching for supplies at higher and higher prices."
- These days it is weighed glitteringly down with upmarket gold shops and silversmiths, but the bridge was traditionally home to the city's butchers and tanners.
- His father served as a soldier in the wars and ‘some of my great-greats were leather tanners and lightermen on the Thames’.
- Nonetheless, colonials judged regulation of nuisances an appropriate arena for courts and local government, leading to lawsuits and regulations aimed at such objectionable trades as butchers and tanners.
- However, the bark would be stripped off for the tanners, as it contains tannin, especially if the tree had been an oak, alder or elm, and the bast fibres that lie just under the bark would also be pulled off to make rope and other ties.
- It is a chaotic warren of factories and homes where tanners beat large strips of leather and potters work at their wheels in dimly-lit rooms, while people cook, eat, sleep and bathe on adjoining pavements.
- The best medium to preserve one's writings, however, is vellum, which is made from calf skin exposed to lime which is then worked by tanners into a usable writing skin.
- However, the tidal streams that meandered through the marsh perfectly suited tanners, who needed lots of water and space for large tanning pits.
- The first exemption act allowed paper mill workers, shoemakers, textile workers, tanners, wagon makers, and others to remain at their work, provided the profits of factories that used exempted workers not exceed 75 percent.
- Here, the unrecorded deeds of long-dead city dwellers come to light; the brewers, tanners, cabinet makers, printers and bakers are all to be found in the records of the city's ancient parishes.
- From Maine to Alabama, the armor of chestnut oaks looked like gold to the tanners who often felled the great trees, stripped the bark, and left the naked wood to rot.
- His talk is of pack-asses, smiths, cobblers, and tanners, and he seems always to be using the same terms for the same things; so that anyone inexpert and thoughtless might laugh his speeches to scorn.
- Many societies in Chad traditionally have different low-prestige occupational castes, such as hunters, potters, tanners, and blacksmiths (haddad).
- The other quarter did everything from mining coal to making paper flowers; they worked as tanners and carpenters, typesetters and bookbinders, bakers and pastry-cooks.
- This is critical, because without such protection, tanners seeking to collaboratively market their products would face a serious risk of antitrust litigation.
- But the price of leather had shot up steeply, and tanners refused to sell at government rates.
1moneda de seis peniques→ sixpence
- Because everybody's been helping themselves to a tanner here and a fiver there, consequently there is not enough left in the kitty to pay out a pension for people like me who have spent all their life expecting one.
- The chastened man set off into York, where his tanner bought him cow's liver, half a pound of onions, two penny ‘ducks’ and a packet of Woodbines, providing enough food for two days' dinner.
- We'll be the ones in the snug muttering about when we were lads kids had proper respect for their parents and you could get a yard of ale for tuppence and still have change from a tanner to see George Formby at the Odeon, etc, etc, etc.
- The vet charges a tanner a time to put them to sleep.
- Anger hardened around this basic demand for sixpence an hour - the ‘dockers' tanner’.
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