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Definition of the noun shawl

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noun - plural: shawls

  1. cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
    • examples: Put this shawl on. | She took the shawl off. | It seems a shawl for the elderly in that position! | It looks like a shawl for the elderly in that position!
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: cloak = a loose outer garment
    • more specific terms:

Music

"Shawl" is a musical album of The Prayer Chain.

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Phrases with Shawl

  1. Shawl-Collared Lorikeet
  2. prayer shawl
  3. Spanish Shawl

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Shawl

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Google previewOur Wild Indians (1883)

Thirty-three Years' Personal Experience Among the Red Men of the Great West ... by Richard Irving Dodge

The natural inference to be drawn from this close and constant envelopment by the shawl is that the other clothing will not bear inspection.

Google previewCole's Encyclopedia of Dry Goods (1900)

A Reference Book for the Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods Trade of the United States, Containing a Descriptive List of All the Standard Fabrics, Garments, and Related Articles of Merchandise ... with a History of Cotton, Silk, Wool, Flax, Jute, Ramie, Hemp and Other Commercial Fibers, and a Full Description of the Processes of Carding, Spinning, Weaving, Bleaching, Dyeing and Printing ... by George S. Cole

The Ice Wool shawl is a variety of light weight Shetland. though usually of much softer and finer texture. It is made of square shape in sizes from 32x32 to 38x38 inches. In weight it averages about 3 ounces. The manufacture of woven shawls ...

Google previewReports, ed. by W.P. Blake (1870)

by William Phipps Blake

The shawl is the glory ami pride of the country, nearly the entire population being engaged in its production. The goats of Thibet, from which tremendous steeps separate it on the north, supply the silky wool which alone is used in the tissue; ...

Google previewCongressional series of United States public documents (1870)

The shawl is the glory and pride of the country, nearly the entire population being engaged in its production. The goats of Thibet, from which tremendous steeps separate it on the north, supply the silky wool which alone is used in the tissue; ...

Google previewReports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition, 1867 (1870)

by William Phipps Blake

The shawl is the glory and pride of the country, nearly the entire population being engaged in its production. The goats of Thibet, from which tremendous steeps separate it on the north, supply the silky wool which alone is used in the tissue; ...

Google previewReading made easy, or, First book for deaf and dumb children (1860)

by William Robson Scott

A shawl is an article of clothing, and a flower is a plant ; the one is an artificial production and the other is a natural production. This apple has a stalk, an eye, and two leaves ; it is red and yellow ; it is near a jug ; the jug is taller than the apple.

Google previewA Dictionary of Men's Wear ... with an Appendix Containing Sundry Useful Tables (1908)

The Uniforms of "ancient and Honorable" Independent Military Companies of the U. S.; Charts of Correct Dress, Livery, and So Forth by William Henry Baker

Shawl — a square or oblong wrap of heavy cloth, plain or patterned, often fringed , worn in place of an overgarment; usually of fine, soft wool and woven with a long nap. Shawl collar — in tailoring, a c. embraced in plain curved lines, without a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Novel (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock

Work Author: Cynthia Ozick Cynthia Ozick's novellaThe Shawl provides a powerful commentary on the nature of trauma and its aftermath, the balance between memory and forgetting, andthe limitations and possibilities of language.

Google previewDictionary of Manufactures, Mining, Machinery, and the Industrial Arts (1869)

by George Dodd

Shawl Manufacture. Under Cashmere the beautiful shawls of the East are noticed . About 1 784, owing to the large prices which Cashmere shawls brought in England, a Norwich manufacturer endeavoured to produce saleable imitations of ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

Married Afar woman's black voile shawl. 2. Oman. White muslin veil. 3. Palestine. White muslin used for women's veils. sha-sha: Egypt. Generic term for bead. shatweh: 1. Muslim. Fez-like hat worn by married women under the white khirka. 2.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Shawl collar flowered silk with deep borders; up to 21⁄2 yards square. Norwich shawls, introduced in 1803, were woven with a silk warp and woollen weft in “fill- over” patterns; they were often a yard square. Paisley shawls, made in Scotland, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee (2008)

by Douglas Richard Parks, Lula Nora Pratt

shawl shocked 5. tikiraruucuksta see hair, short {pakskiraruuc} shawl pakstariipiiru3 [peks-tá*rii* pii.ru3] N head wrap, as a scarf, handkerchief, or cloth tied around the head. 2. headband. 3. shawl. <paks+tariik.wi.ir- +u3, head wrapping + ...

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Small photo of Hijab women show her shawl material for muslimahSmall photo of Parma, Italy - january 2016: Befana, Old Peasant Woman With Kerchief, Shawl and Broom in Public Ground.Small photo of White downy shawl on shoulders. Orenburg downy shawlSmall photo of Elegant little women's black dress and red accessories for special date or holiday. Cocktail dress outfit, night outlook on white background. Little black dress, red clutch, shoes and shawl. Flat lay.Small photo of Statue of a Monkey God wearing a Red Silk Shawl in Hoi An, Vietnam.Small photo of Colorful shawl scarves folded at the market women's accessories fashion head cover veilSmall photo of Fasion purple shawl on the black background. More...

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Quotes about Shawl

I have to say something,
When you depart, go afar from me,
A dark shawl of depression
From somewhere,
Who knows, how befalls on my head.

By Fakhira Batool Translated By muhammad Shanazar (Muhammad Shanazar)
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Scrabble value of S1H4A1W4L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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