from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A square or oblong piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders.
- transitive v. To cover with or as if with such a piece of cloth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A square or rectangular piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders
- v. To wrap in a shawl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A square or oblong cloth of wool, cotton, silk, or other textile or netted fabric, used, especially by women, as a loose covering for the neck and shoulders.
- transitive v. To wrap in a shawl.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cover with a shawl; put a shawl on.
- n. A Scotch form of shoal.
- n. A square or oblong article of dress, forming a loose covering for the shoulders, worn chiefly by women.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
You look great and the shawl is a perfect addition to your big stash of gorgeously knitted lace.
If I'm remembering that right and not just having what my students call a "brain fart," then your shawl is actually smaller than if I match gauge?
The action drew off a corner of the scanty rag which she called a shawl, and revealed a small and round, yet exceedingly thin face, the black eyes of which seemed to gaze in solemn wonder at the scene of darkness visible which was revealed.
The light green shawl is just a piece of cotton fabric, hemmed all around, and it was really needed in the cool of the morning.
So after a few missteps (and one awful, awful incident where I had to rip the whole thing back to the start after I found the Little Bird “playing” with it), my first shawl is done.
I went ahead and cast on today, so my next shawl is already on the needles.
The dupatta, meanwhile, a double-sided scarf or shawl, is made of fine, dusty rose muslin edged with silver-threadedgota, or ribbon.
Our stream shawl is plain purple with the Chicago Cubs C in gold.
This handknitted lace shawl is made out of hand-dyed 50/50 Merino Wool/Silk blend laceweight yarn with rootbeer brown colored beads.
Made for Blogathon auction with designer's permission, this shawl is handknitted and hand dyed by Andrea O'Sullivan of Natural Obsessions and is inspired by the stories about the dryad who wanted to be a mermaid.