Definition of 'shawl'
Example sentences containing 'shawl'
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She hugs a huge cashmere shawl around her as though to suggest the subject is closed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let me take off your bonnet and shawl! Wives and Daughters (1864)Give me a bonnet and shawl and let me go out and find him. Vanity Fair (1837)She's bought me a shawl and a bonnet! Wives and Daughters (1864)Spread over the Persian carpet was a large shawl on which stood two thrones. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then grandmother will be able to keep warm and won't have to wear her shawl in bed. Heidi (1881)Get a warm shawl, she'll freeze in this cold night. Heidi (1881)
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Translations for 'shawl'
British English: shawl /ʃɔːl/ NOUN
A shawl is a large piece of woollen cloth worn over a woman's shoulders or head, or wrapped around a baby to keep it warm.
- American English: shawl
- Arabic: شال
- Brazilian Portuguese: xale
- Chinese: 披肩
- Croatian: šal
- Czech: šál přehoz
- Danish: sjal
- Dutch: sjaal
- European Spanish: chal
- Finnish: hartiahuivi
- French: châle
- German: Schultertuch
- Greek: σάλι
- Italian: scialle
- Japanese: ショール
- Korean: 숄
- Norwegian: sjal
- Polish: szal
- European Portuguese: xaile
- Romanian: șal
- Russian: шаль
- Spanish: chal
- Swedish: sjal
- Thai: ผ้าคลุมไหล่
- Turkish: şal
- Ukrainian: шаль
- Vietnamese: khăn choàng
Definition of shawl from the Collins English Dictionary
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