In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Instead, the investigator turned out to be a grave young man attired in a three-piece suit with Edwardian collar and gold watch fob.
- He carried it now, attached to the fob of his watch.
- Women favored these watch chatelaines while men preferred fobs by which to pull the watch from the pocket.
- The jewelry included watch fobs, shirt studs, earrings, brooches, pins, bracelets, and crucifixes, carved with appropriate images of oak leaves and acorns.
- We bloggers are not sketching evil cackling capitalists with top hats and watch fobs.
- He pressed the crown of the handsome - and expensive - watch attached to the fob and squinted at the golden hands sweeping about its painted ivory face.
- Its fob chain, stretched across the workingman's waistcoat, became a new symbol of respectability.
- It needed a lot of work on the mechanism (it'd stopped winding) and a new loop made for a fob chain.
- He always wore a dark blue pinstriped suit, waistcoat with a gold fob, a red carnation, a trilby, and an umbrella.
- Now, if you'll excuse me, I need to go press my wing-collar shirt and see if my new fob chain for my grandfather's watch fits my waistcoat.
- The trinkets were attached to the exposed end of the fob.
- It was a silver fob, about six inches long, with a key ring at one end.
- Courtwright's hammer snagged on Short's watch fob chain.
- In New York in 1890, the latest pocket watch and fob chain could carry seals the wearer could use to demonstrate their place in society.
- Furthermore, he said he never could wear a pocket watch and fob - fashionable at the time - because they got in the way of his arm.
- Then he fiddled with his watch fob, and without looking up said, ‘And our other matter was dealt with satisfactorily?’
- There, stepping from his car in the shadow of the castle, is Christopher Lee, still imperious at 82 with his gold fob and frock coat.
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- When worn by men, the watch was tucked into the fob pocket.
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