In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A trestle and Formica table lined one wall; polystyrene boxes of paints, pastels, coloured pencils sit on rough-sawn benches opposite.
- Our little sitting room behind the shop was transformed into a card and calendar showroom, with trestles over the settee.
- Closely related to these was the exhibition's main event, a line of 26 small bronze figures marching down a long wooden tabletop set on metal trestles.
- Resting, appropriately, on mortuary trestles, the piece is a kind of reliquary for the doomed 1854 vessel that was designed to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable.
- Both lead to a cobblelock patio area and a winding path through the long narrow garden, which is planted with flowers and shrubs and features some attractive rose trestles.
- Among the ship's fittings were lanterns with hinged and sliding doors as well as furniture, including stools, benches, folding stands, trestles and tables.
- Those who arrive at Thekla can see little of the city, beyond the plank fences, the sackcloth screens, the scaffoldings, the metal armatures, the wooden catwalks hanging from ropes or supported by sawhorses, the ladders, the trestles.
- There are also animal images, such as a large ducklike sculpture fashioned from a trestle, some pipes and tubing, a piece of carpet and a few bits of wood.
- All the tables were ready-set on their trestles, and the walls hung with fresh-cut greenery and flowering branches.
- The oxen are represented by paired trestles, one of steel, the other wood.
- In ‘New Music’ a writer gets up an hour before her husband and children to work at her computer in a makeshift sewing room, the table a cheap plywood door laid on trestles.
- In a record time of 43 seconds, they cut off a piece of the log, not minding that the sawing trestle almost capsized.
- The serving men were clearing the last of the cups, and the Danes themselves began to take the tables off their trestles and to bring in the pallets from the passageway.
- We heard the tables being broken down, then the dragging and scraping of the trestles against the stone floor.
- Like the beekeeper taking his stand in the garden, it requires the prolonged use of miniaturized verbal trestles that can be dismantled once the swarm has gone.
- Nathaniel Faithburn's body is there, on the bier, placed on trestles in the centre of the room.
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