In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1polainasa pair of gaiters — unas polainas
- The men wear an oddly Victorian combination of stylized frock coats and gaiters, seemingly Gaultier-influenced.
- After all, I had distanced myself from the granola crowd the year before by skiing in knickers rather than blue jeans and gaiters.
- We make complete bug suits, headnets, mitts, gaiters and even fly masks for horses.
- Breeches and waistcoats became more important in their uniformity as more of them was revealed by the turning back of coat skirts, and long gaiters began to be worn, only to be shortened by the 1770s.
- The period saw the transition of British Army uniform from red wool serge coats to khaki cotton, and gaiters were replaced by puttees.
- We drape our snow gaiters and boots around the stove, hoping they'll dry overnight.
- Anyone planning to go on this walk should think seriously about wearing long trousers or protective gaiters because the hillsides in this part of Mount Mee State Forest have a waist-high covering of a spiky shrub called bitter pea.
- The tails of his black cloth coat were pinned up behind to keep them from rubbing; he had on a pair of moleskin trousers and leather gaiters, and in his hand he carried a little whip of rhinoceros hide.
- Snow soon crams the tops of your gaiters and crawls its icy way down to your ankles.
- All right, but on Christmas Eve, don't be surprised if a Father Christmas comes down the chimney, six feet tall wearing a red hat and white gaiters.
- During the Korean War, for example, Marines continued to wear their yellow protective gaiters over their boots after the U.S. Army stopped using them.
- In deep snow, a pair of gaiters is also useful to prevent snow from cascading over your boot tops.
- With an adjustable cord at the top and elasticated features to tightly secure the gaiter around the ankle and foot these are not bad at all.
- The Mountain Hardwear Trail Gaiter is an above-ankle gaiter perfect for early spring and late fall runs and hikes.
- Which we did - twice. Luckily my gaiters protected my lower legs, but between shorts and gaiters my legs got scratched up pretty bad.
- In the cobbled backstreets mustachioed old men in tweed jackets and gaiters drive decorated carts at breakneck speeds.
- The next morning we awoke to overcast skies and a light snowfall, but I was too excited about the challenge of the day to be bothered by the weather, as we geared up with our ski suits, gaiters, rucksacks and the all important snowshoes.
- He is believed to be wearing a red and black windstopper fleece, black long sleeve base layer top, green plus-four trousers, blue gaiters, a red hat and grey socks with brown boots.
- Accessories like chain mail scarves and gaiters add new touches to old looks.
- Other recommended items included emergency food, pocket knife, compass, flashlights, matches and tire starter, whistle, rain gear, extra underwear, gaiters, balaclava and face mask.
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