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 battery)cargador masculine
2literary(horse)caballo (de batalla) masculinecorcel masculine literary
- While in the garden was ‘a full length figure of Wellington mounted on his charger.’
- The contrast the white charger and silver knight made as they cantered toward the castle was an inspiring sight that was not lost on her.
- Now all pretence was laid aside, and the knights arrayed themselves in their full battle gear and rode out on their previously concealed chargers to meet the enemy.
- The charger fell on his side and pinned the older knight's left leg to the ground.
- Wingate, mounted on a grey charger, led the victory parade into Addis Abeba.
- Lost for words, experiencing an unwelcome and sudden sense of dread, she mounted her own charger and spurred it after the knight, who was riding up to join King Lot.
- Her own horse surged forward with the other chargers, but with a great effort of will, she managed to reign him in, though he refused to stand still while the other horses sped on ahead of him.
- In the bulky china cabinet were clay and porcelain and ceramic horses - painted mares and stallions and chargers, some all black or all brown or nut-colored or cream-colored.
- They seemed to be saluting a noble party riding by, ladies on palfreys, gentlemen on chargers.
- Garrett said nothing, jogged his spurs into the charger's flanks and rode forward.
- You enter the city, riding a white charger, with 100 pipers leading the procession.
- Both of them draped their cloaks around themselves and mounted their horses as she galloped up on her grey charger.
- It depicts a scene of purposeful activity - farriers shoeing; grooms tending huge chargers; a vet and orderly sergeant inspecting; men sweeping; cavalrymen feeding horses.
- Coursers had none of the ponderous, muscle-bound massiveness that characterized the chargers of heavy foreign knights and made them look so clumsy and unwieldy.
- The First Church of Deerfield retains two large plates, or chargers, marked by the London pewterer Samuel Ellis I.
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