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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- A band of Indians on their ponies, stripped to the waist, decorated with warpaint and feathers, came riding at full speed, emitting that penetrating yell that only an Indian is capable of making.
- Tattooing the skin by pricking and staining with dye reflects the use of woad by Celtic warriors, warpaint by North American Indians, and tattooing by Maoris.
- Liminal or exceptional states are not restricted to the festive rituals of a community: they are also manifested in war, in marking the bodies with warpaint.
- As I looked at it it, it somehow reminded me of an Apache brave's warpaint.
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