shawl

[ UK /ʃˈɔːl/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɔɫ/ ]
NOUN
  1. cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
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How To Use shawl In A Sentence

  • In his dreams she wore a blue satin frock with a burgundy shawl, or a pink silk pelisse, or a white crinoline.
  • When she returned she redressed her hair, drawing it back across her ears, put in at a provocative angle a fan-like carved shell comb, and twisted a shawl of flame-colored silk -- it was a manton, she instructed him -- about her shoulders. Cytherea
  • She put on a shawl and told Denver and Beloved to do likewise.
  • And besides, Missy, what are you doing out here without your shawl?
  • In most Wigan mines, though, the standard headgear was a woven scarf or shawl, the standard footwear the clog.
  • Her clothes were long and loose, the shawl brightly colored and rimmed with tassels.
  • It was only to be the edging on a shawl for her, but he spent three days and two nights on it; and then she asked him to make it over with jack-in-the-pulpit inset, because she was sure to grow tired very soon of Sweet William; then she changed her mind about jack-in-the-pulpit and decided on wintergreen berries. The Best Short Stories of 1915 And the Yearbook of the American Short Story
  • The audience at a women's meeting last Thursday in a Baghdad hotel wore all manner of clothes, from Western style to headscarves and long shawls.
  • Fur hat, fur bag, fur garment, fur material, fur coat, fur knitted, knitwear, fur scarf and shawl, feather, feather product.
  • Women wear colorful gathered skirts with aprons and cloth shawls over their shoulders.
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