In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The wide central street we rode upon was flanked by shops of every kind; blacksmiths, bakers, weavers, all going about their business.
- Although the young town had its own blacksmiths, wheelwrights, shoemakers and ropemakers, it never developed its own business centre.
- There were blacksmiths, carpenters and stonemasons who built and repaired dwellings.
- Originally fashioned from wrought iron designed and forged by blacksmiths, today's ornamental fencing is crafted using modern materials and current production techniques.
- This was a great industrial town, having blacksmiths, wagon builders, coopers, weavers, millers, molders, and toolmakers.
- In response, the poor fought back, organising themselves into amateur guerrilla groups and arming themselves with guns made by local blacksmiths.
- In the alternate world site, players pick jobs and produce goods: blacksmiths make iron tools; tailors make shirts.
- Such workers - for the most part blacksmiths, weavers, and potters - traditionally constituted a distinct class, almost a separate caste.
- The magazine's second solution was for blacksmiths to learn automobile and tractor repair.
- They could be repaired by local blacksmiths, a process that usually involved laying on a new steel bit.
- The tapestry of life bent around him, its threads flowing, bending to his will like iron before a blacksmith's anvil.
- He walks to a blacksmith and procures a hot forging iron that he plans to use in retaliation.
- So far, 59 students have registered for the program here, where they will have hands on training to become carpenters, blacksmiths or electricians.
- Now he is working with a blacksmith to produce a metal band to hold the trunk together.
- It is a pity that we never thought of the thousands of cobblers, weavers or blacksmiths who were crowded out because of globalisation.
- The original Acadians and Cajuns were farmers, herders, and ranchers, but they also worked as carpenters, coopers, blacksmiths, fishermen, shipbuilders, trappers, and sealers.
- Some beautiful damascus gun barrels were made as blacksmiths intertwined the contrasting colors of iron into artistic patterns.
- The film records the last blacksmiths' building of a traditional iron smelting furnace.
- Shops and open markets lined the streets, blacksmiths and leather shops had iron workings and hides tanning outside.
- We don't have many blacksmiths or typewriter makers these days.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.