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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- They were dressed completely in white, and the women's heads were covered with white kerchiefs, as well.
- A few minutes later my mother comes out of the store, kerchief covering her rollers and she slides into the driver's seat.
- From the back, hundreds of women looked like my mother, bent kneeling with bowed heads, kerchiefs or chapel veils covering their heads.
- At one point in the evening, the bride's veil is removed and replaced with a kerchief, symbolizing her change from maiden to married woman.
- Older women often wear a large kerchief or scarf over the head and tied under the chin.
- My mom is extremely self-conscious about her hair loss and always wears a bandanna or kerchief to cover her head.
- They usually cover their heads with a kerchief.
- In summer, women wear white head coverings or brightly colored kerchiefs.
- No hats, combs, kerchiefs or anything but hair should be on your head.
- A veil, scarf, or kerchief may be suspended from the head and attached there with a headband or hairpins, or it may variably wrap the head, neck, and shoulders.
- I saw women with wigs and long skirts, others with kerchiefs covering their hair, and others with no head covering and wearing pants.
- The women were all in beautifully embroidered blouses, brightly coloured circle skirts, neat aprons, and kerchiefs holding their light-coloured hair back from their faces.
- A woman with a grimy kerchief covering her salt-and-pepper hair barters over a sack of dried lentils with a tall merchant crowned with a scarlet turban.
- Earlier he had watched her draw the heavy damask drapes in the dining room, cover her head with a kerchief, and light the Sabbath candles, uttering the familiar prayer in a tone of rote and reverence.
- Not all Muslim women wear a veil, but among those who do, styles vary wildly, from simple kerchiefs and elaborate head scarves to full face-and-body coverings.
- Villagers wear everyday clothing fit for farming work: women wear flowery cotton or flannel dresses, and kerchiefs on their heads; men wear shirts and pants made of durable cloth, and caps or hats.
- Suddenly the kitchen door creaked open, and Ana walked in from outside, her hair pulled back under a kerchief.
- In Coleman's impressive painting, she is adorned with a yellow kerchief, gold hoop earrings, and a necklace with a gold cross pendant.
- She turned around, face streaked with grime and hair dangling limply from beneath the kerchief, brandishing the duster.
- Her wiry gray hair curled from beneath the edges of a blue kerchief and a colorful fringed shawl was draped over her shoulders.
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