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shawl

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noun \ˈshȯl\

Definition of shawl

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

Origin and Etymology of shawl

Persian shāl


First Known Use: 1662


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shawl

transitive verb

Definition of shawl

  1. :  to wrap in or as if in a shawl

1812

First Known Use of shawl

1812


SHAWL Defined for English Language Learners

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shawl

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noun \ˈshȯl\

Definition of shawl for English Language Learners

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


SHAWL Defined for Kids

shawl

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noun \ˈshȯl\

Definition of shawl for Students

  1. :  a square or oblong piece of cloth used especially by women as a loose covering for the head or shoulders


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