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Synonyms for awning

Synonyms for awning

a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun

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An awning above their heads protected them from the heat of the sun, and the breeze which the boat made aired them softly.
Rebecca, as we have seen, was aware of this circumstance, and though she did not attempt to storm Briggs as she had threatened, and actually dive into that lady's presence and surprise her under the sacredness of the awning, Mrs.
Under the stern awning bearded Jackson jingled an old guitar and sang, with an execrable accent, Spanish love-songs; while young Hollis and I, sprawling on the deck, had a game of chess by the light of a cargo lantern.
I went aft, ascended the poop, where, under the awning, gleamed the brasses of the yacht-like fittings, the polished surfaces of the rails, the glass of the skylights.
They saw the galleys along the beach, which, lowering their awnings, displayed themselves decked with streamers and pennons that trembled in the breeze and kissed and swept the water, while on board the bugles, trumpets, and clarions were sounding and filling the air far and near with melodious warlike notes.
The neat canvas drops of later years had not yet replaced the wooden awnings which gave to the town such a decidedly western appearance and which threw the sidewalks and sheltered windows into deep pools of shadow.
On several starlight nights we danced on the upper deck, under the awnings, and made something of a ball-room display of brilliancy by hanging a number of ship's lanterns to the stanchions.
Not a soul was visible under her awnings, and he saw the whale-boat was missing from alongside.
Here, under the wide awnings, were many more of the gods--many times more than he had that far seen in his life.
The Nan-Shan was being looted by the storm with a senseless, destructive fury: trysails torn out of the extra gaskets, double-lashed awnings blown away, bridge swept clean, weather-cloths burst, rails twisted, light-screens smashed -- and two of the boats had gone already.
Boats without awnings were too hot to touch; ships blistered at their moorings; the stones of the quays had not cooled, night or day, for months.
Blinds, shutters, curtains, awnings, were all closed and drawn to keep out the stare.
The wonder was, at first, to see a tradesman's window open, but it was a rare thing soon to see one closed; then, smoke rose slowly from the chimneys, and sashes were thrown up to let in air, and doors were opened, and servant girls, looking lazily in all directions but their brooms, scattered brown clouds of dust into the eyes of shrinking passengers, or listened disconsolately to milkmen who spoke of country fairs, and told of waggons in the mews, with awnings and all things complete, and gallant swains to boot, which another hour would see upon their journey.
com)-- Metro Sign & Awning of Tewksbury, MA, has expanded to Southern New Hampshire and Vermont through the acquisition of Custom Designs Signs (CDS) of Keene, NH, making it easier and more convenient to deliver on its more than 25 plus years of experience in signage design, fabrication, and services to businesses, architects, and developers in the greater Monadnock and Brattleboro regions of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Every little blind company in the country that sold an awning a year suddenly thought they were commercial awning experts.