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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- You were always a fastidious trencherman, and struck fear into the hearts of many a maître d' and wine waiter, but when they knew you, they adored you.
- Austrians are famous trenchermen, and are not known for holding back when the dinner gong sounds.
- They had prepared a special menu for the opening, obviously with true trenchermen in mind.
- Then I sat back in this clean, well-lighted space, with its idealized fish-camp decor, and felt as pleased with myself as all the practiced trenchermen at surrounding tables.
- Tim is an all-encompassing trencherman, as generous to himself as he is to others.
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