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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- When we arrived on the dock some of the cargo was still being loaded - some sad-looking cattle were being urged through a large hatchway into the bowels of the ship, lowing miserably as they went.
- He then opened the maintenance hatchways, removed the covers and began the slow job of pulling canister after canister of spent activated charcoal from their holders.
- Once connected all the ramps lit up and the hanger door opened meaning that the hatchways to the rest of the ship and the control room were sealed.
- A hatchway between leads back into the forecastle, a tight and very silty space should you feel inclined to explore.
- This diver is entering the wreck through a broken hatchway.
- Soldiers began to emerge from the swollen hatchways on the surface like ants pouring forth from their hill.
- Other small huts on the deck cover a hatchway below decks and the rigging store.
- He was going to find the manual door controls but as soon as he stepped near the hatchway, they slowly opened up automatically and the light started flowing through.
- A mariner emerges from the hatchway and climbs the rigging, while below the boatswain and ship's master are thrown about on deck.
- A huge oaken door with a small hatchway halfway up loomed in front of Wolf.
- Blair laughed, then followed Jim through the hatchway and up the stairs to the pilot house.
- Those hatchways weren't really meant for human access, but she was a little double-jointed so she'd been able to wriggle up and into the ship without too much problem.
- She grabbed a jacket on the way outside, and went through the hatchway to the deck.
- Then both brothers startled as the engine room hatchway grated open, the metal protesting as it had to be forced.
- Halfway down the steps leading to this deck, an open hatchway leads beneath the wheelhouse.
- The forward storeroom can be exited through an open hatchway upward to the bow deck.
- The two of them headed down the hatchway to the lowest deck.
- All that could be seen of the two craft that the ship possessed were the two identical hatchways, which led into the darkness of the interior of the pods.
- As they came through the hatchway at the bottom of the sail, the entire crew, dressed in formal dress attire, snapped to attention.
- The bulkheads were low and sections were separated with hatchways that sat about eight inches above the floor.
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