rainshade

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From rain + shade (compare sunshade)

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rainshade (plural rainshades)

  1. an umbrella; any covering to protect or shield from the elements; an awning to keep out rain
    • 2005, Mercedes Lackey, ‎James Mallory, To Light a Candle:
      No reason to wait up for her, Kellen told himself, hanging up his cloak and shaking out his rainshade before setting it in its tray to finish drying.

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