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Afghan vs. Shawl

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Afghannoun

A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.

Shawlnoun

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

‘She wears her shawl when it's cold outside.’;

Afghannoun

A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut.

Shawlnoun

A fold of wrinkled flesh under the lips and neck of a bloodhound, used in scenting.

Afghanadjective

Of or pertaining to Afghanistan.

Shawlverb

(transitive) To wrap in a shawl.

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Afghannoun

A native of Afghanistan.

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.

Afghannoun

A kind of worsted blanket or wrap.

Shawlverb

To wrap in a shawl.

Afghannoun

a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl

Shawlnoun

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

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Afghannoun

a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

Shawlnoun

a piece of fabric worn by women over the shoulders or head or wrapped round a baby.

Afghannoun

an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

Shawl

A shawl (from Persian: شال‎ shāl, which may be from Hindi: दुशाला duśālā, ultimately from Sanskrit: शाटी śāṭī) 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.

Afghannoun

a coat made of sheepskin

Afghannoun

tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East

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Afghanadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people

Afghan

Afghan (Pashto/Persian: افغان) refers to someone or something from Afghanistan, in particular a citizen of that country. The pre-nation state, historical ethnonym Afghan was used to refer to a member of the Pashtuns.

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