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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- Moses was delighted when he saw this kinsman, and happily stood opposite him to watch how he behaved.
- Rowland Lacy, a kinsman of the earl of Lincoln, loves Rose, the daughter of the lord mayor of London.
- Like his kinsman, he practiced his art with the aid of the portable camera obscura, but his preternatural acuity and immaculate form carried his work to the edge of hallucination.
- On Sundays, Mr Utterson takes walks through the streets of London with Mr. Richard Enfield, a young businessman and distant kinsman.
- He was apprenticed in London to a kinsman who was a draper and a member of the Ironmongers' Company, and later carried on trade there on his own account.
- Cedric and Athelstane discuss the possibility of a Saxon restoration during the upcoming uprising, and the need to start mobilizing and uniting their kinsmen.
- Nathan ben Israel: Isaac's kind and wise kinsman, who offers him a place to stay near Templestowe.
- They pointed to their linguistic affinities "in convincing colonists to allow their 'kinsmen' to 'return home'".
- His distant kinsman, Mr Enfield, tells him a story of a mysterious Mr Hyde.
- Alan, in one display of this iconic sign system, explains the sign of crossed sticks with a silver button at their center that he leaves for a kinsman.
- So, too, it is with families who through marriage extend their branches to offer protection to kinsmen, all the while remaining firmly rooted in the land.
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