In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for decoration)chuchería feminine(on Christmas tree) adorno masculinehe wore an array of cheap baubles on his fingers — llevaba un montón de bisutería barata en los dedos
- In the corner of the room a large evergreen tree was standing tall, decorated with golden beads, popcorn strands, glass baubles, and handmade ornaments constructed by Damien and Thomas.
- Also, I can't stand to have money and will automatically spend all my hard earned savings on any shiny bauble or trinket that happens to strike my fancy.
- Dotted with tiny red berries and decorated with a mix of old and new baubles, the imitation tree is topped by a Father Christmas ornament that is an incredible 102 years old.
- Besides, since the house move, I had no idea where the tree baubles were.
- It has been a year since I purged my hovel of cursed trinkets and baubles.
- She had purchased a few small items, trinkets and baubles, mostly.
- Each night after going to bed I can hear them downstairs dismantling the Christmas tree bauble by bauble.
- She has removed all the baubles from the tree and hidden them around the house.
- Make Victorian lace baubles by covering light balls with tissue or silver paper and then attaching lace round the middle with PVA glue.
- Overnight, someone had set up the tree, decorated it with lights, tinsel and baubles.
- The chunky frames are designed to reflect the Victorian grandeur of the resort, while the baubles lining the slats represent the bright lights.
- The sun shone brightly, glittering off the grey stones of the castle, catching in the trinkets and glass baubles hanging open to the air outside of shops.
- Glass shapes, baubles and coloured beads all hung from the ivy, twinkling in the sun's rays.
- Shoppers yesterday spoke of their shock at the wanton act of vandalism as they walked past the flattened £1, 500 tree with its brightly coloured baubles strewn across the paving.
- In that moment, Halas saw the king for what he really was: a sad, lonely man, trying to fill the void his wife had left with meaningless trinkets and baubles.
- The Christmas tree has been up and glittering for two days now, dripping with lights, baubles and shiny things of all kinds.
- One shelf is lined with stringed lights while another holds baubles and bows and you name it, to put on the tree.
- The pieces on this page - not to scale - are only the tip of the mountain of crystal, coral, bead, shell, pearl and sequin baubles available out there for summer.
- Children decorated the tree with lights, baubles, tinsel, snow and pretend gifts yesterday.
- As they reached the city gates, they saw fist-sized rubies and great sapphires and emeralds and flashes of amethyst hanging like decorative baubles from every possible place.
(of jester)cetro masculine
- And of course, I didn't really think about it raining when I painted up by bauble (jester's stick) the other day.
- The scepter was basically a longer, thinner omni-weapon, excepting for the huge metal sphere on the base of the tube, giving it the appearance of a jester's bauble.
- The court fool or jester of medieval and Renaissance Europe carried around a baublea stick capped with a soft-sculpture replica of himself.
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