Definition Of awning
a sheet of canvas or other material stretched on a frame and used to keep the sun or rain off a storefront, window, doorway, or deck.
Maybe it's because stripes evoke memories of canvas deck chairs and awnings at fêtes.
Example Of awning
A very large crowd had massed under the awning despite the heavy rain.
All windows on the south, east and west sides are provided with orange canvas awnings like those on old-fashioned shops in English country towns.
Also inside the awning was a ground sheet, some shoes and a Tesco carrier bag.
For the past 30 years the 58-year-old has worked for a company in Devon that produces blinds and awnings .
I didn't - I got big canvas awnings over a Florida room, and I didn't take those down as I've done in pretty past storms, and they're pretty beat up.