In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary(for head)corona de flores feminineguirnalda de flores feminine
- Improvising hastily, the papal legate Guala is said to have crowned the new king with a chaplet of flowers.
- In the Middle Ages young women wore wreaths of gold and eventually gave way to chaplets.
- Cheered by dynastic thoughts, he forgets his disdain for the wedding-favour, a chaplet of carnations, he is obliged to wear.
- The women, their heads surmounted by broad, solid-brass chaplets and their breasts covered with heavy metal necklaces, carry sticks in their right hands like drum majorettes.
- The Magician himself is a Druid-like wisdom figure, complete with beard, staff, long robe, and chaplet of oak leaves.
- Usually no special color is prescribed for the beads of the various chaplets.
- A special person or event in the Catholic tradition, or a beloved Catholic devotion inspires the choice of materials for each chaplet or set of rosary beads.
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