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SHAWL

A square or oblong dress of wool, cotton, silk, or another textile or netted fabric, used, especially by women, as a loose covering for the neck and shoulders. India shawl, a kind of wealthy shawl made in India from the wool of the Cashmere goat. It is woven in pieces, which are sewed together. Shawl goat, the Cashmere goat. Origin: For. & Hind. Shal: cf. F. Chale. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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