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shawls, plural;
  1. A piece of fabric worn by women over the shoulders or head or wrapped around a baby


  1. cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
  2. A shawl (Persian شال, Shāl, from Sanskrit: साडी śāṭī) is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, sometimes also over the head. ...
  3. The Shawl is a four act play by David Mamet. It was first presented on April 19, 1985 by the Goodman Theatre's New Theatre Company in Chicago as the premiere production of their Briar Street Theatre. It was directed by Gregory Mosher with the following cast: John - Mike Nussbaum
  4. The Shawl (1989) is a story collection consisting of a short story and a novella by Cynthia Ozick. Published in 1989, the book consists of two separately published yet connected stories, "The Shawl" and "Rosa".
  5. (shawled) Dressed in a shawl
  6. To dream of a shawl, denotes that some one will offer you flattery and favor. To lose your shawl, foretells sorrow and discomfort. A young woman is in danger of being jilted by a good-looking man, after this dream.
  7. Longer hair around neck and shoulders (e.g. Tibetan Spaniel).
  8. A smooth, rounded lapel.
  9. A simple shaped type of curtain, often with a fringe of coarse appearance.
  10. A favorite accompaniment to dresses and frocks for a good portion of the century. There was an art to how it was to be draped.
  11. A fine fabric of pashmina wool for which Kashmir is famous, used by the upper class Kashmiris.
  12. large rectangle of material, usually made from silk, percale, muslin, worn over shoulders or draped behind back.
  13. term used from 2nd half of 18th century - square or oblong wrap to cover the shoulders & upper parts of the body made in various sizes & materials. Used by women chiefly as an indoor accessory, by men as protection in travelling by coach (4)
  14. precious woolen blanket to be wrapped on shoulder
  15. a wrap or covering made of wool or silk for the body
  16. Make a diagonal fold down the middle of a square piece of paper making sure your edges and corners lay on top of each other.   If you need a second diagonal fold open the sheet of paper completely before starting the second fold to get a more exact line.