In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mimbre masculine(chair/basket) (before noun) de mimbre
- There are enormous bags of scarlet chilis, sacks of tobacco and piles of wicker baskets.
- When she had finished, Rebekah picked up the empty wicker basket and turned to go inside.
- She was sitting in an elegantly woven wicker chair in front of a large tree in a forest, and her face shone with a smile.
- You can find wicker baskets at your local ‘pound shop’ and paper from your shredder makes great lining.
- Each has a balcony, complete with wicker chairs and a hammock - many guests choose to sleep in the latter.
- Glancing around the porch she saw new wicker furniture that went well with the old home.
- The three of them sat in the wide wicker chairs on the front porch, watching as the sun set.
- A sedate scattering of planters, wicker chairs and Balinese chests evokes mansions of old.
- Use wicker or wire baskets to keep your sponges, loofahs and shampoos handy near the tub or shower.
- From here on my wicker chair it seems incredible that just short decades ago this garden was a dust-bowl, a sterile desert.
- It's a chirpy little place with clean bright red tablecloths and wicker padded chairs on the terrace.
- These roundhouses were generally fashioned from double-walled, woven wicker or from posts and wattle.
- Those readers whose grannies favour calendars featuring cheeky kittens peeping out of wicker baskets will get the idea.
- As we were heading out of the section I saw some rather nice wicker wall baskets that have Marigold and Snowflake plants in them.
- Communities gathered on hill tops and lake shores to collect the berries in specially designed rush and wicker baskets.
- Beyond, near the bow, was a large saloon with a round table and wicker chairs.
- He stared for one more minute then collapsed into his wicker chair, exasperated.
- Many of these products flowed off the stalls and onto the ground, where decaying wicker baskets protected them from the dust and dirt.
- The only complaint is that the flat is not edgy enough (it has wicker furniture).
- I then put the bonnottes in two Asian wicker steaming baskets and over a saucepan filled with salted boiling water.
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