In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1chuchería femininebaratija femininebefore noun trinket box — alhajero masculine Latin America
- Teased by the gloom, I peered through its sandwich of heaped rings, trinkets and protective glass.
- The maid reappeared soon with three leather cases brimming with jewels and other trinkets.
- Surrounded by the trinkets and baubles of the season, Will took the opportunity to introduce them to the inside story.
- Instead the desk was cluttered with various trinkets given to him by his charges throughout the years.
- There are crates filled with trinkets and mementos that have yet to be sorted, placed or stuffed in the attic.
- Ledoc had turned out to be a salesman of silver crafts, from weapons to small trinkets and necklaces.
- Looking into the thick glass window, he spotted the expensive gold and silver trinkets.
- All around her were heaps of coins and jewels and weapons and trinkets; enough wealth for the ransom of ten kings.
- When arresting prisoners, my guards will not allow them to stop and grab a useless trinket of purely sentimental value.
- When my mother called their attention back to discuss the war, I found piles of trinkets before me.
- She missed the little trinkets and jewellery that were on display from tabletops.
- The thoughtful organisers even put on sale some trinkets for the sake of lady dentists who came in large numbers to the exhibition.
- How, that is, to leave someone who's given you so much more than baubles and trinkets?
- What if others were to discover the value of the trinket?
- No, we are not referring to the famed streets of Dubai, which display gold trinkets in all their finery.
- Their business involved creating such gifts as cards and trinkets.
- Her and some other lady draped in jewels started discussing the trinkets in the cabinets.
- They were dumped and locked in a fine cabin, full of exotic rugs, firs, jewels and trinkets.
- Sam slipped her two silver trinkets onto her bracelet, looping the brown string through the hole in the centre of the coins.
- Those two rings are only a small part of the scattered trinkets that contain this power.
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