In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My classmates cut the wheat with small sickles.
- Every station is embellished and decorated: delicate stars and hammers and sickles somewhat incongruously scattered about as decorative motifs.
- Consistent with their agricultural roots, both dances, which are among the many competitive dances of Bagika and Bagalu, are often performed with farm implements such as hoes or sickles.
- Most continued to use the same tools as their grandparents: scythes and sickles for reaping wheat and cutting grass, and wooden plows and harrows.
- Normal hemoglobin is adult or Hb A. In active tissues with reduced oxygen, Hb S crystallizes into rods that aggregate and make cells look like crescent shaped harvesting sickles.
- Other times I sought refuge in the safe haven of grandfather's forge and helped him to make sickles or horseshoes by manning the big bellows.
- He arranged two lines of men with flails, clubs, pitchforks, sickles, and reaping hooks.
- I asked Ahmad Khan one night as we drank sweet tea, under a sickle moon white as a picked bone that hung in the sky above us.
- The vast gold curtain that is still decorated with a herringbone of hammers and sickles rises, the orchestra starts to play, the dancers move.
- Six people were injured in the latest clashes between the two neighborhoods on Thursday which saw the use of Molotov cocktails and sickles by both parties.
- Ma'dan blacksmiths make fishing spears, reed splitters, sickles (curved cutting tools), and nails for the canoes.
- I was harvested with sickles, tied in sheaves and buried in the bog-holes until such time as the skin peeled off easily.
- They use no machinery, only human labor and simple tools such as axes, knives, hoes, scythes and sickles.
- It took her two years to ask him out but a sickle moon and a small drop of ‘friendship’ helped.
- He was also responsible for linking the Druids to mistletoe, white robes, golden sickles, and herbal medicines, all of which are part of the popular perception of Druidism today.
- Some researchers speculate that the shift occurred after people began using sickles to cut down barley and other wild grasses.
- The police later executed a preplanned raid of the penitentiary and seized hundreds of weapons, including knives, swords, sickles, machetes and other dangerous weapons.
- The weapons were cut up and remade into 4,000 hoes, sickles, shovels, and other garden implements for redistribution.
- The world looks on with bated breath as two old rivals get together moulding their swords into sickles and ploughshares.
- Then, one after another, they slit the men's throats with rusty harvesting sickles.
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