In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wood) nudoso(wood) lleno de nudos(tree) retorcido(fingers/hands) nudoso
- Renowned for its longevity, a gnarled, twisted olive tree can bear fruit for several hundred years.
- She placated him, smoothing down his shoulder length hair with her rough and gnarled hands.
- The gnarled brown trees twisted into the earth and entwined each other in thick embraces.
- He can make a haunting face peer from the gnarled old trunk of a great oak or fashion an oversized stag beetle from a lime tree.
- A gnarled old man is standing on the terracotta balcony of his home.
- The legs were gnarled and twisted, the left one bent at a crazy angle making the beast tip to one side slightly.
- The old gnarled trees of the forest grew up to the edge of another bank, their roots jutting out into the deep water.
- Her sister came away from the counter and sat down at one of the rough, gnarled chairs at the table.
- She held out her gnarled hands, as twisted and brown as the galls of a walnut tree.
- From the tiny baby to the gnarled old man, the reward for living is the same: death.
- The disciples have gnarled hands, rough faces with the grime and sweat of an arduous day at their fishing nets.
- The wind howled in an unearthly never-ending scream, whistling through the gnarled, twisted trees.
- There was a picture in the paper I was reading of an old black woman, gnarled as an olive tree.
- The trunk of the silver birch has always been too bent and gnarled for commercial use.
- They were old, and they were tall, crooked and gnarled from weather and from time.
- I followed them for at least a dozen meters before they ended at the foot of a gnarled old oak, the massive boughs wearing snow and ice.
- Donovan reached out and grasped the old woman's gnarled hand.
- The rough surface and the gnarled features have become the distinctive marks of his works.
- Imagine feeling a little bored while you're sketching a gnarled old boot in your art class.
- I dreamt that we were old, really old, and we were walking with my gnarled old hand in yours.
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