In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literarytelaraña feminine(wings/threads) tenue(wings/threads) sutilthe fabric was gossamer-light — el tejido era ligero y vaporoso
- The dark blond which usually shone like gossamer, hang lankly against her head and down her back.
- The fine line between loyalty and betrayal is like gossamer.
- A smile touched his blue lips as he patiently waited for the fragile wings of gossamer that would carry him to the heavens.
- That day she was dressed in a long, flowing skirt of black along with a blue top that had a pouting cherub on it and sleeves of gossamer.
- Her hair had drifted through his fingers like gossamer.
- The film will remain to me nothing more than a vehicle for her to look gorgeous swanning around in the flower fields, or looking suitably rubenesque floating in gossamer.
- He detested the Victorian ideal of love, with the doves and rosy-cheeked cherubs and gossamer and lace.
- But he fell into a sleep light as gossamer, and a dream that seemed equally light.
- My ivory limbs glisten under the weight of the lightest gossamer.
- It looked to have been crafted from gossamer, or light itself.
- It resembles something sewn together out of scraps of gossamer: it's delicate and ethereal.
- Glittery, white snowflakes hung from the ceiling, while along the edges of the bleachers was white gossamer that was also draped over the bleachers.
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