In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1borde masculinea steel edging — un borde de acero
- the collar had an edging of lace/ribbon — el cuello tenía puntilla alrededor/estaba ribeteado con una cinta
- First-year males look like mature males but with rusty edgings on their black feathers.
- It was large - approximately a quarter of an acre section, featuring a large kidney shaped in-ground pool as a center piece - and all the edgings were beautiful floral montages.
- The router is used to cut contours in wood for edgings and moldings or for more complex relief panels and inlay work, dovetails, and mortises.
- It is medium and low-growing hedges and edgings that are underused; they can have enormous value in even the smallest gardens.
- Mud and oil in considerable quantity is being dragged onto the new road by boats and tractors and the road edgings are rapidly being destroyed.
- Small, compact types are excellent edgings along walkways or in narrow beds; they also look good in containers.
- They're particularly suitable for small beds, border edgings, even containers.
- As its name depicts, these carnations are very showy when planted as part of a mixed flower border or as colorful edgings against evergreen shrubs.
- ‘We have a parlor,’ she said imperiously, straightening the lace edgings on the pillow.
- It was now time to permanently attach the plastic edging to the case sleeves using an epoxy adhesive.
- They swooped down and circled around her, wrapping themselves in her curls and playing with the lace edging of her dress.
- In your garden supply store, you will find many manufactured edgings to suite any style of garden.
- The edging for these borders should be selected carefully, not too high to be obstructive, not too low to be a waste of time and absolutely no sharp edges.
- Go stand in a shoe shop and watch women fight over the final pair of suede boots with the kitten heel and tasseled edgings around the top that have been reduced to sell.
- Vanessa said the edgings were banned because all stonework in the cemetery had to be installed by an approved stonemason, which meant it was covered by insurance.
- Pansies are fabulous for containers, edgings, borders, windowsill pots, or planted in masses of brilliant colors.
- The juvenile has bold, black edgings on its wings and the nape of its neck, and a black bill.
- Miniature roses are surprisingly easy to grow, and they look great as edgings for your beds or borders, accent plants for rock gardens, and as houseplants.
- They make handsome edgings for flower beds and herb gardens, and are equally at home as rock garden plants, in window boxes, in patio containers, or cascading from strawberry pots.
- She will remember the way she feels (her eyes hurt, from staring at lace edgings all day, and she wants to stretch, to sleep, to get some dinner).
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