During the protests last year, some students climbed on top of the awning and wrote graffiti all over it.
He waited on the carpeted curb beneath the awning until he saw her white evening cloak disappear in the door-way.
He turned his back deliberately and walked to his own awning.
When not in use the curtains rolled up to the edge of the awning, which was set on a pipe-frame.
And, indeed, patches of darkness had for a moment been passing above the awning of the roof.
But the men would sleep on the timbers in the middle of the boat and perhaps they would put up the awning sometimes.
He flashed a glance in the direction of the divan under the awning where the Basha slept.
The girl followed us but stopped beneath the awning of the handsome entrance.
Out there under the awning a group of gentlemen stood in earnest talk.
We have reached blue water—crushed sapphire—and a little breeze is bellying the awning.
1624, origin uncertain (first recorded use is by Capt. John Smith), perhaps from Middle 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.