In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Seers interpreted claps of thunder, lightning flashes or the condition of a sacrificed animal's entrails.
- It has become conventional-almost expected-that we should play the role of seer, cast the oracle bones, and examine the entrails of animals.
- You could count the pulsing intestines and gleaming entrails in his breast.
- A large gash across the old male's abdomen glistened, his entrails exposed to the sun.
- The 56-foot dead whale had been on a truck headed for an autopsy at a university earlier this week, when gases from internal decay caused its entrails to explode in the southern city of Tainan.
- Divination was accomplished by ‘reading’ the appearance and arrangement of the entrails of newly sacrificed animals such as chickens and sheep.
- In the deluxe version, the brain was generally extracted down the nose and the entrails removed before the hollow body was dried out with salts.
- He would make one long incision - the length of the carcass - so that the entrails could be removed.
- Much to my disappointment, however, this did not involve the use of animal entrails or crystal balls.
- All of them are relatively large parcels of offal mixed with cereal and enclosed in some suitable wrapping from an animal's entrails, usually the stomach.
- In some cases, entrails of slaughtered animals are served back to others ‘stuck in the queue’ at slaughterhouses.
- Once the blood has drained, the stall-owner plucks off the feathers, removes the entrails and hands the bird over in a bag.
- Battles were presented by having the men in white coats chopping up real animal entrails.
- The function of the haruspices was divination of the future from the entrails of sacrificial animals.
- I must confess I had no choice but to remove the rabbit's entrails and bones with my teeth.
- It's not quite trying to divining the future from animal entrails, but I wouldn't use it as the most definitive measure of economic life in the Valley.
- There was also a Santeria altar, upon which animal entrails had been arrayed in hopes of bringing ill fortune to several people listed on an attached piece of paper.
- One had exposed entrails, like blood-flecked sausage.
- The original umbles were the innards of the deer: the liver, heart, entrails and other second-class bits.
- In ancient Rome, emperors would divine truth by reading the entrails of animals or vanquished foes.
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