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awning

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noun aw·ning \ˈȯ-niŋ, ˈä-niŋ\

Simple Definition of awning

  • : a piece of cloth on a frame that sticks out over a door or window and provides shelter from sun, rain, snow, etc.

Full Definition of awning

  1. :  a rooflike cover extending over or in front of a place (as over the deck or in front of a door or window) as a shelter

aw·ningedplay \-niŋd\ adjective

Examples of awning

  1. <stayed under the awning outside the shop during the rainstorm>



Origin of awning

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1582



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