Origin of shawl
Related formsshawl·less, adjectiveshawl·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for shawl
The shawl, we learn, weaves its way through Mexican life, from its use as a baby carrier to a shroud used to bury the dead.
Among the 50 new works included is a shawl made of used tea bags that resembles a ceremonial cloak.
When that isn't possible, Schroeder says, the site styles and photographs the dress with a shawl or jacket.Fashion of a Certain Age New Website Halsbrook.com Caters to Mature Shoppers|Robin Givhan|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He penetrated the Kaabah itself, secretly sketching its interior on his shawl while pretending to pray.
At the pay booth, Cruz dropped the window and handed ten dollars to a Somali woman in a shawl.
Privately, too, she was glad that the shawl was so scorched that she never was asked to wear it anywhere again.Holiday Stories for Young People|Various
An old lady, with little gray curls and a Persian shawl, stood near her carriage; she probably had waited for her at the vicarage.Dame Care|Hermann Sudermann
Mrs. Rossiter, heavily and solemnly, brought her daughter a shawl.Fortitude|Hugh Walpole
If they wore a head-covering at all, it was a shawl gathered at the throat by the clutch of frost-bitten fingers.Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp|Annie Roe Carr
Please, ma'am, shall I take away the shawl, and fetch you the one you always wear?'Clemence|Retta Babcock