shawl

9 ENTRIES FOUND:

1shawl

noun \ˈshl\

: a piece of cloth that is used especially by women as a covering for the head or shoulders

Full Definition of SHAWL

:  a square or oblong usually fabric garment or wrapper used especially as a covering for the head or shoulders

Origin of SHAWL

Persian shāl
First Known Use: 1662

2shawl

transitive verb

Definition of SHAWL

:  to wrap in or as if in a shawl

First Known Use of SHAWL

1812

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: shawl collar
Previous Word in the Dictionary: shawfowl
All Words Near: shawl

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up shawl? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).