cowl

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  • Info The cowl (from the Latin cuculla, meaning "a hood") is an item of clothing consisting of a long, hooded garment with wide sleeves. more...
  • It seemed as though a low laugh forced its way from under the heavy cowl. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • There is no occasion to put a felt cowl upon thy head. Cited from Persian Literature, V2, The Shah Nameh, Rubaiyat, Divan, Gulistan
  • His cowl was drawn so far down over his eyes that the point of it stood straight up above his head. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 36, December, 1885, by Various
  • She says she only hopes you are right, and suggests cowls, if they do. Cited from They and I, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • I, that am but a woman, would try first whether my rock or his cowl was the better metal. Cited from The Abbot, by Sir Walter Scott
  • Go, take up these clothes here, quickly; where's the cowl-staff? Cited from The Merry Wives of Windsor, by William Shakespeare
  • Even as he looked, the shadow of the cowled man moved -- and was gone. Cited from The Golden Scorpion, by Sax Rohmer
  • He flung back his cowl, and the light fell full upon his countenance. Cited from Prisoners of Chance, by Randall Parrish
  • The horse moved off and left her standing there, her cowl drawn forward and her hands crossed on her breast. Cited from The Breaking Point, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He had a little learning, and could pass for a monk when he could get a cowl. Cited from Marietta, by F. Marion Crawford
  • I will tie her on a cowl, lest she should take cold on the river. Cited from Love and Life, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • No earthly thought has here a place; The cowl let down on every face. Cited from Poems, by Samuel Rogers
  • Late model-year production received a cowl over the instrument panel directly in front of the driver.
  • This version of the suit did away with the traditional cape and cowl.
  • Her Cowl was only half drawn over her face. Cited from The Monk, by Matthew Lewis
  • Another night, they turned out again, and had a chimney-cowl off. Cited from The Lock and Key Library, Julian Hawthorne, Ed.
  • "In your cowl you do not feel it, but it is otherwise with me." Cited from Count Hannibal, by Stanley J. Weyman
  • The monk was still standing there, but the cowl had dropped over his face. Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • The priest appeared to cast his eyes around the dungeon from beneath his cowl. Cited from Notre-Dame de Paris, by Victor Hugo
  • Do you think I would not recognize her even if she came in a black cowl and robe? Cited from Williams Anthology, Compiled by Edwin Partridge Lehman and Julian Park
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Meaning of cowl

  • noun A loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)
  • verb Cover with or as with a cowl
    cowl the boys and veil the girls