In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1manto de la noche masculine literary
- Soon, the eventide fell and everyone retired to his or her beds.
- Often, awaking suddenly at midnight, he shrank from the bosom of Faith; and at morning or eventide, when the family knelt down at prayer, he scowled and muttered to himself, and gazed sternly at his wife, and turned away.
- At eventide, the cerulean skies assumed a deeper tone of velvety purple on which was displayed the rare jewels of the heavenly caskets.
- Our population growth has slowed significantly, and the baby boomers are now in the eventide of their working life, with their eyes fixed towards retirement.
- Literally, it means ‘cowdust’, the fine powder raised by cattle as they sway back to the village at eventide.
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