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Definitions for SHAWL
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shawlnoun

    cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders

Wiktionary

  1. shawlnoun

    A square or rectangular piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders

  2. Etymology: 1662. From شال.

Wikipedia

  1. Shawl

    A shawl (from Persian: شال shāl,) is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, and sometimes also over the head. It is usually a rectangular or square piece of cloth, which is often folded to make a triangle, but can also be triangular in shape. Other shapes include oblong shawls. It is associated with the inhabitants of the northern Indian subcontinent—particularly Kashmir and Punjab—and Central Asia, but can be found in many other parts of the world.

ChatGPT

  1. shawl

    A shawl is a piece of fabric, often rectangular or triangular in shape, that is used to cover the shoulders or head. It can be worn for warmth, modesty, or as a fashionable accessory. It is typically made from wool, silk, or other materials and may be decorated with various designs or patterns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shawlnoun

    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

  2. Shawlverb

    to wrap in a shawl

  3. Etymology: [Per. & Hind. shl: cf. F. chle.]

Wikidata

  1. Shawl

    A shawl is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, and sometimes also over the head. It is usually a rectangular or square piece of cloth, that is often folded to make a triangle but can also be triangular in shape. Other shapes include oblong shawls.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shawl

    shawl, n. a wrap made of wool, cotton, silk, or hair, used particularly by women as a loose covering for the shoulders: a kind of mantle.—v.t. to wrap in a shawl.—ns. Shawl′-dance, a graceful Oriental dance in which the dancer waves a scarf; Shawl′-matē′rial, a textile of silk and wool, soft and flexible, usually with Oriental designs, employed for dresses and parts of dresses for women; Shawl′-patt′ern, a coloured pattern, supposed to resemble an Eastern shawl, and applied to material of plainer design; Shawl′-pin, a pin used for fastening a shawl; Shawl′-strap, a pair of leather straps, fitted to a handle, used for carrying shawls, rugs, &c.; Shawl′-waist′coat, a vest or waistcoat with a large staring pattern like that of a shawl. [Pers. shāl.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SHAWL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shawl is ranked #44500 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shawl surname appeared 483 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shawl.

    79.9% or 386 total occurrences were White.
    7.6% or 37 total occurrences were Black.
    4.7% or 23 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    3.5% or 17 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.6% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.4% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHAWL in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHAWL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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