In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in Scotland)(bolsa que se lleva sobre la falda escocesa) escarcela feminine
- After opening the centre, it will launch what it claims is the first Highland clothing label encompassing kilts, sporrans, jackets, and shoes.
- Passing each one, he fingered their kilts and sporrans until he reached Sergeant Thomas Campbell and grew more inquisitive.
- The choir would have looked so good in kilts and sporrans.
- The enthusiasts turn up in kilts and sporrans.
- Iain was dressed in his traditional dress: a white dress shirt, a kilt, sporran, and plaid.
- Thought to have originated in the 16th century, the sporran was a purse originally made for carrying food such as oats.
- The sporran cost me £10 from a shop near Edinburgh Castle.
- What of the sporran, the little leather pouch worn with the plaid?
- In proper Scottish fashion, the Knight is bare beneath his sporran and stripes.
- There are also two kilt shops, with Highland regalia for sale or hire, their windows dressed in swathes of tartan and accessories, dirks, sporrans and brogues.
- Meanwhile, dig out your sporrans, because the Taps is celebrating St Andrew's Day in full Scottish style on November 30.
- He was about to place it in his sporran when a shot crashed through the darkness, hitting the body beside him.
- But it now seems that the news of a new director has calmed the ruffled kilts and sporrans, and there is peace in the glens once more.
- Still, she's insistent that the sporran is a unisex accessory.
- Besides the sporran, which dates back to 1890 and is accompanied by a photograph of Lauder wearing it, Johnstone is selling a silver cigar box and two silver cups that once belonged to the entertainer.
- The shop window display of kilts, sporrans and skean-dhu daggers proclaimed that here was a York shop for York people.
- A sporran on its own is about $200, for instance.
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