In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Felt or nylon tip pens popular today control ink flow by a tip of felt or bundle of nylon fibres instead of a traditional nib.
- The shoes are made for just this sort of job, with a thick synthetic felt sole that grips.
- But don't rub silver with anything other than a polishing cloth or fine piece of felt.
- He was sitting on a bench in the congreso hut, and had put on his dark felt hat for the occasion.
- It is a close-fitting red felt hat with a flattened top and a tassel worn to the side.
- In all there are ten minute top hats of black silk plush and grey felt and one black felt bowler.
- The felt trilby and cord shopper creates a mix and match look for head to toe style.
- As they'd apparently taken away their tar boiler and rolls of felt, I went to put the wheelie bin back in the garage.
- Key fabrics in this collection include felt and denim which she treats with dexterity and imagination.
- We wondered why he never took off his black felt hat all through the night.
- Two men in felt hats and raincoats cast long shadows outside what we take to be Parliament Buildings.
- Turn out your cupboard for old straw sunhats, berets, baseball caps and felt hats.
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