In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1seda feminineraw/artificial/pure silk — seda cruda/artificial/natural
- sewing silk — hilo de seda
- before noun silk industry — industria de la seda
- silk thread — hilo de seda
- The caterpillars that spin commercial silk can make much tougher or more elastic threads, depending on how fast they're forced to spin.
- All are worked primarily in cross-stitch, in silk thread on linen.
- Devlin fitted himself into a pair of Levi jeans, a wide V-necked black silk shirt, and a pair of suede brown shoes.
- A set of matching cotton, flannel, or silk pants and shirts are good selections.
- Just days before, she had been at school, dressed in a skirt and silk shirt; now she was wearing a thin, onyx leather long coat and an armor skin suit.
- The fabrics used - silks, chiffon, georgettes, organza, linen and cotton - remain clearly tailor-made for taking on the spring and summer of 2003.
- The textile design graduate also specialises in producing scarves made from natural fibres such as silk and linen.
- The Dressman is suitable for shirts made from silk, viscose, cotton, linen, flannel and all other non-stretch materials.
- His sidekick, Manuel, preferred a smoother look with a haute couture nylon suit and purple silk shirt.
- Four bands of embroidered patterns on an indigo background are set against a handwoven pure silk fabric, dyed in natural browns and earth tones.
- I dug through the pile nearest me, finding clothes that were of little help: black slacks, silk shirts and nylons.
- His objects begin with a piece of fabric, most commonly silk, but sometimes linen or wool.
- In a box of clothes for goodwill, I found a 100% silk shirt my wife had put in it.
- For special occasions they wear silk shirts or blouses.
- Inspired by the rich tradition of the sub-continent, Karuna has concentrated on pure fabrics like khadi, silks, organza, brocade, tissue, crepe and georgette.
- Her oyster silk basket-weave coat and chiffon dress proved a hit at the civil ceremony in Windsor Guildhall.
- More fluid designs and flowers bloomed all over the catwalks, on everything from chiffon dresses and silk wraps to shirts, bikinis and kaftans.
- I love the feel of natural fabrics; linen and silk are more lively and natural as well.
- Floral prints in combination with light, natural fibres like chiffon, silk and linen underscore this young and natural look.
- These cloths include silk and chiffon and each piece of work takes eight to ten days, and she has to paint from four to six hours each day.
(in UK)to take silk — ser nombrado Queen's Counsel
- I dare say that had she briefed a silk in the first place she would have been acquitted and saved a large sum because the case would not have run for five days let alone five weeks.
- And your Lordship will, of course, note that the claimant was represented by a silk and junior in this case.
- Together with Crystal and Ham, he is known as a member of the ‘million-a-year club’ of top London silks.
- There were people being led around by what I imagine were solicitors or junior barristers, the silks moving between courts, of which there appears to be the best part of 100 housed there, courts that is.
- After an outstanding career as a silk, your Honour was appointed to the New South Wales Court of Appeal in 2000.
- At the time the first appointees were expected to be chosen by Easter, the traditional time for the annual announcement of new silks.
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- Mr and Mrs Braddock have started a collection of racing silks that will be on display together with photographs of some noted local winners and stable characters.
- The jockeys wore brightly coloured silks, their six mounts were unusual, the distance short and the state of the track declared ‘concrete hard’.
- To prepare, the chartmen memorize the jockey's silks, become aware of the horse's coloring.
- Beside the replica Melbourne Cup on Oliver's casket lay the jockey's silks, rosary beads, and an Australian Rules Football jersey.
- The movement to add advertising to jockeys' silks leaped forward at the Kentucky Derby, two days after a judge overruled Kentucky regulations prohibiting such ads.
- Also during the meeting, they approved a regulation with revised language to permit advertising on owner silks, jockey attire, and track saddlecloths.
- Two English jockeys, in racing silks with whips, compete with each other for the audience's attention in a notional horse race.
- Brilliant blues, pretty pinks, searing yellows and grassy greens are the traditional colours of jockey silks, but at York's forthcoming race meetings we will be seeing these hues off the course as well.
- Supporters have worn replica jockey's silks and sashes bearing the horse's name.
- They managed to find him racing silks, and the only outstanding dilemma was to acquire a horse big enough to carry him.
- In fact, a 20 lb sack of potatoes dressed in racing silks and strapped to a thoroughbred's back could easily be mistaken for Kieran at work!
- I Two Step Too, one of the horses who portrayed Seabiscuit in the recent feature film, will be paraded on the track under a jockey bearing the silks of Charles Howard, Seabiscuit's owner.
- Highclere's light blue silks are a familiar sight on the racecourse
- Paintings of past and present champions in action, horseshoe-shaped ear-rings and ties and scarves with jockeys' silks on them are all on sale.
- Dawn Remblance, from Bridlington, is influenced by the horse's name and the colour of jockey silks when it comes to backing horses.
- Jockeys also weigh in afterwards, but riders may actually weigh more if they have accumulated mud or excessive dirt on their pants or silks during the race.
- Marketing bosses even registered his bright orange and yellow racing silks with the Jockey Club for the remarkable stunt.
- All the racing silks, rare photographing, sashes and horse blankets were on display along with videos of the great races from the era of Dawn Run right up to present day champions Florida Pearl and Margarula.
- The jockeys riding in the race will instead wear silks in colors chosen by the sponsor, paint manufacturer Dulux.
- The latter are individually decorated, one in the colour of Lester Piggott's silks when he rode the Duke of Chatsworth's winning horse at Ascot.
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