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Honda

Armas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/20/2012
Word: Honda
(HON-da) Sustantivo femenino
English: sling
Etymology: Del latín funda
Meaning: Tira de cuero, o trenza de lana, cáñamo, esparto u otra materia semejante, para tirar piedras con violencia.
Topic:Armas
Example:

“…hacía zumbar la honda trazando círculos vertiginosos por encima de su cabeza.” Pío Baroja, “La sima”, Mari Belcha y otros cuentos

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