banderilla

[ ban-duh-ree-uh, -reel-yuh; Spanish bahn-de-ree-lyah, -yah ]SEE DEFINITION OF banderilla
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Nacional, with the banderilla in his hand, attracted the bull to the centre of the plaza.

And the smile was as a banderilla to her niece's goaded spirit.

These touch-and-go experiments form no part of the strict duties of the chulo; his exclusive province is the banderilla.

The jaunty insouciance of the young range-rider irritated him as a banderilla goads a bull in the ring.

Next to them are the banderilleros; and the dart adorned with many colored ribbons is called a banderilla.

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