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shawl (plural shawls)
- A square or rectangular piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders.
- She wears her shawl when it's cold outside.
a square piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders
- To wrap in a shawl.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Thackeray to this entry?)