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noun as in cloak

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Wool sweaters exude coziness, but this one from Fjällräven takes cozy to a whole new level with its raised shawl neck.

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.

Like that," she said, pointing to one of the women wearing a prayer shawl, "or like us?

Ann Whiting, of Castle Rising, Norfolk presented the couple with a crocheted shawl which she had spent six months making.

And American Jews respond to that message—it makes them want to go put on a prayer shawl at the Western Wall in protest.

Jefferson Davis disguised himself in the hood, shawl, and dress of his wife in 1865.

The mistress, with an expression of impatience, wrapped herself in her shawl and sat at the foot of the bed.

Pop that shawl away in my castor, Dodger, so that I may know where to find it when I cut; thats the time of day!

"'Scuse me," Jake said, pulling a shawl more squarely around her shoulders and straightening her up.

Susy, also half dressed, and with a shawl wrapped round her shoulders, was carried out by Laidlaw.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shawl, such as: cloth, scarf, stole, cape, fichu, and manta.

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