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  • A esta edad la horqueta tiene una altura de un metro a un metro con cincuenta centímetros con referente al suelo.
  • El campesino corta unos chamizos con horqueta del primer árbol que encuentre.
  • Gruesas horquetas de madera hacen las veces de columnas, sobre las que reposan tres fuertes travesaños.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.