SHAWL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of shawl
Definition:
n. 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
Example:
I folded my shawl double, and spread it over me for a coverlet; a low, mossy swell was my pillow.
Sentence in Classic:
She is in an Italian costume with a large black shawl around her; he is in evening dress, and a black domino which is flying open.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
She had thrown a shawl about her and, as they went together towards the tram, sprays of her fresh warm breath flew gaily above her cowled head and her shoes tapped blithely on the glassy road.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Before sitting down, he had deposited upon the ground his useless rifle, and also a large bundle tied up in a grey shawl, which he had carried slung over his right shoulder.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She asked Annushka to hand her the cape she had taken off and her shawl, put them on and moved towards the door.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Either from awkwardness or intentionally (no one could have said which) after the shawl had been adjusted he kept his arm around her for a long time, as though embracing her.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Suddenly her door opened softly and her old nurse, Praskovya Savishna, who hardly ever came to that room as the old prince had forbidden it, appeared on the threshold with a shawl round her head.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She wore her holiday shawl, in which she paid calls, and announced that she was going to see Prince Nicholas Bolkonski to have an explanation with him about Natasha.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The countess, tired out and already dressed in shawl and bonnet for her journey, was pacing up and down the drawing room, waiting for the household to assemble for the usual silent prayer with closed doors before starting.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The exhausted French officer was Ramballe and the man with his head wrapped in the shawl was Morel, his orderly.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She gently chid me for being rude; and, keeping me close to her shawl, turned to thank the gentleman for taking so much trouble as to bring her home.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
We walked to town, my sister leading the way in a very large beaver bonnet, and carrying a basket like the Great Seal of England in plaited Straw, a pair of pattens, a spare shawl, and an umbrella, though it was a fine bright day.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context