Definition of shawlie in English:

shawlie

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noun

Scottish, Irish, & Northern English, dated
A poor working-class woman (traditionally wearing a shawl).
More example sentences
  • There she headed up Bible studies and prayer meetings that many of the shawlies went to.
  • It was a relief to the church folk when the shawlies were coming in such large numbers that Amy needed a separate building for them.
  • She loved the old shawlies and made friends with them.

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