Definition of awning :
1. A rooflike cover, usually of canvas, extended over or before any place as a shelter from the sun, rain, or wind.
2. That part of the poop deck which is continued forward beyond the bulkhead of the cabin.
shade (part of speech: noun)
- It was held in a vacant lot behind the Emporium, and a canvas awning had been put up over two or three dozen bare tables on the grass. - "Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water", Lowell, Orson.
- When the bishop had taken his leave Katharina was merely desired to be ready in her best attire, with a nosegay in her hand, to receive the Patriarch under the awning spread outside the entrance. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- All the windows at Yardley are open; the porch has donned an awning- its first- colored white and green, shading big rocking- chairs and straw tables resting on Turkish rugs. - "The Tides of Barnegat", F. Hopkinson Smith.