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 1452, Gutenberg made the first printing press from an old wine press, moveable type and oil based ink.
- I've got to check out the immense three ton wine press and visit with the lady who runs the place.
- Instead, he is given a financial stake from the flock, the threshing floor and the wine press.
- The French were most adept at this: there were taxes on salt, bread, and wine as well as taxes on the rights to use wine presses, grindstones and mills.
- Some would work in the fields, others in the bakeries, and still others would tend to the wine presses.
- Deep down into the cellars we descended for what seemed like hours while I oohed and aahed at wine press after wine press, fast losing the will to live.
- Examples of the latter are wine presses and farming innovations like the form of terracing and water systems.
- Few elements at the site could be explicitly associated with agricultural productivity; no olive or wine presses, for example, were found.
- There were bakeries, wine presses and grist mills.
- Dozens of agonized male faces are packed together like grapes in a wine press, veins bulging from their temples.
- It's no wonder that the first time we see Gideon he is hiding his family's grain in the secret compartment of a wine press.
- The weight of her brother's scorn broke her heart, and she returned to her wine presses.
- He adapted a wine press to make the first movable type printing press.
- Book III examines methods of transporting objects by such means as sledges, the use of cranes, and looks at wine presses.
- The fruit was too hard to be pressed in a wine press and a circular stone mill was used, comprising a mill stone of about a ton in weight which stood upright in a trough and was pulled round by a pony.
- A reproduction of an eighteenth-century wine press can be seen at Colonial Williamsburg.
- Gutenberg combined the wine press and the coin punch to create moveable type and the printing press.
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