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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- I declined the victuals although others partook of cheese, crackers and fruit cake.
- Shall we go sate my appetite for perishable victuals, my ever-loving husband?
- They were to get the same bread rations as active soldiers, plus a specified daily pay and an opportunity to buy victuals if a commissary was not providing the same.
- Ma always made good food, if the atmosphere at the table wasn't the best, the victuals were always top notch…
- Feeling a bit hungry from my long cruise, however, I begged off and looked for some victuals.
- As was the custom at the time, he went to the house of the poet of Niall to ask for victuals for the journey.
- I remained calm, though, because he would not go far without me, and I had plenty water and victuals to keep me going for some way yet.
- And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of The Lord.
- They consume their victuals from an upside-down position in the belief it causes indigestion, sends the blood to the head and therefore increases belligerence gainfully.
- If a man were sick and obliged to stay within, no victuals for him that day.
- Next I had to fling some victuals into the sucking void of self-digesting agony that was my stomach.
- Ah, all done, you'll be better within the hour, now I must go fetch you two some victuals.
- If you equate vegetarian food with starch, stodge, and more starch, you'll be delighted to learn there's a restaurant in Singapore free of associations with vegetarian victuals and 1970s communes.
- Take food: our hunter-gatherer ancestors never knew a time where there were unlimited victuals.
- During that time she only ate mild herbs and light victuals.
- When like me you have chosen the tough and rugged regime of living in a lighthouse for two nights, you will know that getting your daily victuals can be a demanding task.
- And then I remembered the cider in my ice-chest, and after victuals and a brief respite, the evening started.
- Bangkok's so awash in quality victuals, it's tough to stand out from the pack.
- After the round of introductions, it was time for some victuals.
- So I stowed, in waterproof containers, in the back of my canoe, victuals and wine and a picnic blanket and other such finery.
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