Pith helmet - This is a derby hat worn by equestrians, or those who ride a horse.
Burnoose - This is a long cloak with a hood worn by Arabs in Northern Africa.
Bric-a-brac - These are ornaments or show pieces put on mantels in French countries. They include decorated teacups, vases, small statues, etc.
Benidor - This is another Spanish word for siesta, or midday nap.
Canette vinga - This is a version of tennis for the poor man. Instead of a tennis ball, it uses a cigar to bat around. Players use racquets to defend a circle, and the object is to keep the cigar from falling onto the circle's ground.
Cocoses - These are round, orange fruits that grow in Northern Africa.
Black mantilla - This is a black-colored silk or lace scarf worn over a woman's head and shoulders in the Spanish culture...
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