In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1espada feminineby fire and the sword — a sangre y fuego
- sword maker — espadero
- Another hand is then seen cutting his throat with a large blade, perhaps a sword.
- It was a beautiful sword, long, simple and elegant with an ivory hilt and a golden tassel.
- It is said that he went for his sword, which would have been entirely characteristic.
- Officers were armed with sword and revolver, other ranks with bayonet and pistol.
- His clawed hand never strayed from the hilt of a long sword at his left hip.
- The words stung him and he put his hand to his belt to where the hilt of his sword was as if to assure himself that he was as much as a man as any.
- She grasped the hilt of her sword and thrust it at the stones, wedged it between the planks on the door.
- She placed a hand on her sword hilt and calmly waited for Rae to make the first move.
- His hand wandered mindlessly to the hilt of the sword that was strapped to his waist.
- The light played off the steel blades of swords, daggers and the occasional axe.
- This weapon is derived from the cavalry sword, designed for slashing and thrusting.
- She noticed that some of them were a little jumpy with their hands on the hilt of their swords.
- Jumping back from the dagger she swung her sword at the opening that she saw.
- He raised his sword and thrust it at the man's head but the guard craned his neck to one side.
- His own sword had a three foot pure silver blade with a metal handle of the exact same length.
- Other lethal weapons such as swords, bayonets, crossbows and knives have also been surrendered.
- The man's arm froze midair and his sword fell to the floor in a clatter of metal on stone.
- He thought of the day that he chose his weapons, the two swords he held now in his sweaty hands.
- The Knights had never needed any kind of weapon beyond their swords and spears and bows.
- Putting the bucket on the floor she unlocked the door to the cell, keeping one hand on the hilt of her sword as she did so.
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