In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bruja femininewitches' sabbath — aquelarre masculine
2(unpleasant woman)bruja femininearpía feminine
- Casey Craig had been the beautiful Barbie doll that made every other girl look like hideous witches.
- People always think old women without children are witches.
- Maybe he wouldn't take it too well that I'd called his girlfriend a gnarled witch.
- But it didn't turn out to be the ugly old blond headed witch I had been expecting.
- ‘Looks like we got an ugly witch here all alone,’ said the guy in front of her.
- Don't ever get a dog because some rotten neighbor will just come and take it away and then you'll have to go battle some witches to get him back.
- Apparently, she was an ugly, old witch, but I doubted it.
- Anyway, you shouldn't be listening to what Molly says in the first place, that old ugly witch.
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