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awning (n.)

"movable roof-like covering of canvas for a window, etc., as a protection from the sun's rays," 1624, origin uncertain (first recorded use is by Capt. John Smith), perhaps from French auvans, plural of auvent "a sloping roof," "itself of doubtful etym[ology]" (OED). A nautical term only until sense of "cover for windows or porch" emerged 1852.

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Definitions of awning from WordNet

awning (n.)
a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun;
Synonyms: sunshade / sunblind
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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