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Spanish Word of the Day: Cascabeles

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Cascabeles

Léxico relacionado con el Quijote

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/24/2004
Word: Cascabeles
(cas-ca-BE-les), sustantivo masculino
English: bell
Etymology: Del provenzal cascavel
Meaning: Bola hueca de metal con una ranura con trocitos de metal en su interior que la hacen sonar al moverla.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el Quijote
Example:

"...llegándose a Don Quijote, comenzó a esgrimir el palo y a sacudir el suelo con las vegigas, y dar grandes saltos sonando los cascabeles, cuya mala visión..."

Miguel de Cervantes, El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha

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