parasol

[ par-uh-sawl, -sol ]SEE DEFINITION OF parasol

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On the door-step she paused, with her parasol open, and considered.

She broke off with a little laugh, and looked at him beneath the shade of her parasol.

"Then you will not speak," she said, opening her parasol with a snap.

Jennie sat tracing a pattern on the dusty floor with the point of her parasol.

The parasol being arranged to her liking, she glanced up at him.

The parasol broke with a sharp snap, and the girl murmured 'Oh!'

Jennie shook out the lace fringes of her parasol; and smoothed them with some precision.

She lowered her parasol to the ground, and leaned a little forward upon it.

Then she went swiftly for her topee and gloves and parasol, and fled from the bungalow.

But at last he took possession of the parasol, to hold it himself.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Middle French parasol (1570s), from Italian parasole, literally "protection from the sun," from para- "defense against" (see para- (2)) + sole "sun," from Latin solem (nominative sol; see sol).

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