In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Some confiscated materials were found in the houses and some weapons were even found in manure piles and haystacks.
- The far field has some haystacks that need taking care of.
- The farms were becoming fewer; their buildings stood out in sharp relief, as did the fences, trees and haystacks in the afternoon sun.
- The farmers had made the most beautiful haystacks, with bamboo supports.
- The conservationists at the reserve put up nesting boxes in haystacks bordering the grazing meadows.
- There's no need to fear the wind if your haystacks are tied down.
- Many publications have reproductions of Claude Monet's paintings of haystacks.
- Stacks of oats were scattered, haystacks turned over and roofs of houses and sheds were badly damaged.
- In the 1890s he made wintertime depictions of haystacks.
- I'd watch bugs, examine leaves, and stuff the cat in the spaces in the haystack by the horse barn, to see where she'd come out.
- Even the speakers regard their own language as something only to be used for haystacks, peats, potatoes, or sheep.
- Nests are located on cliffs, in haystacks, hollow trees, or in barns and old buildings.
- How many of us must have larked around on haystacks as children and disturbed neatly stacked bales in order to make snug little houses?
- The sun comes straight out of the clouds onto the haystacks.
- There are also wagon rides, haystacks for climbing, and a corn maze for the children.
- There was a little house nearby and some haystacks that were there from harvest time.
- He uses 19th-century cameras to produce images of ordinary farm objects such as haystacks and homegrown vegetables.
- Weather conditions are extreme at the moment and the Country Fire Authority is again warning farmers who are cutting hay to be careful their haystacks don't spontaneously combust.
- I was approaching the barn, going from haystack to haystack.
- She told of riding a pony, sliding down the haystack and wading in the stream on the farm.
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