One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
as modifier Denoting a type of silver jewellery made by Navajos and characterized by designs resembling the flower of the squash plant.
- ‘I lay the dress down, picked up a silver and turquoise squash blossom necklace, some turquoise rings and a few bracelets; each one priceless with memories.’
- ‘I was distracted by their beautiful costumes: soft animal skin boots, striking headpieces with eagle and parrot feathers, elaborate silver concho belts, turquoise squash blossom jewellery, and tinkling ankle bells.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.