In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I played my first game of croquet on the lawn in his beautiful garden.
- In true Victorian style, you can play croquet on the lawn or chess, cards and board games in the games room.
- The grounds include a gazebo, a putting green, water feature, croquet lawn and walkways through parkland and woodland.
- You can play croquet on the lawn after lunch, walk in the forest and take a fishing rod out to the local rivers.
- My brother and I took a radio out onto the lawn and there smashed it into a thousand pieces with croquet mallets.
- We used to play croquet on a croquet lawn at the back of the house.
- That said, nearly all four-wheel-drive cars are equally capable of amazing their owners by getting stuck on little more than a mildly sloping croquet lawn.
- It contained a bowling green and croquet lawn, both taken up now with extensions and parking.
- A game of croquet takes most of the day, and the two teams of four commenced at nine in the morning with doubles.
- Here the tennis court, croquet lawn and swimming pool are integral to the design.
- The afternoon of croquet and side games will be followed by a social get-together.
- With more leisure time available, lawn sports became fashionable, and games like croquet and lawn tennis cemented the value of a thick, well-groomed lawn as a base for family activities.
- She swung the croquet mallet up onto her shoulder as though carrying a rifle in a passing out parade.
- Several people started a game of croquet, while a couple of the girls stripped down to bathing suits to sunbathe.
- Some people like precise formal gardens, some want to play croquet on a big lawn, others like the wild country look.
- It has a heated outdoor pool, outdoor kitchen and croquet lawn.
- Alfred picks up the discarded croquet mallets and follows them.
- Visitors will be able to browse around bring and buy stalls, enjoy refreshments and take part in a game of croquet.
- The resort also has a supervised children's indoor area, tennis courts, a croquet lawn, a bowling green and archery facilities.
- As long as there are children, croquet sets and lawn chairs, there will always be a reason for a lawn.
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