An example of a shawl is what a woman may wear over a strapless dress to keep her shoulders warm.
She wears her shawl when it's cold outside.
Princess Mary threw a shawl over her head and ran to meet the newcomer.
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.
One female figure moved forward, wrapping a shawl around Evelyn's shoulders and placing a translator on her ear.
A tradesman's wife was showing a rent in her shawl and telling how much the shawl had cost; another was saying that all silk goods had now got dear.
In 1890 General Maclean, the British consul-general, reported that there were 650 silk, 40 carpet and 320 shawl looms at work.