cowl

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  • He had apparently regained his strength, for he put on the cowl himself without assistance, then he went out. Cited from The Knights of the Cross, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • These brown-cowled gentlemen are not the only ones who carry the tin box. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 22, Aug, 1859
  • Close beside me were two cowled monks, and I believe that it was one of them who spoke. Cited from Wulf the Saxon, by G. A. Henty
  • Memory might still live on without a wound or a cowl of shame. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • I would not for my cowl that they found us in this goodly exercise. Cited from The Literary World Seventh Reader, by Various
  • A solo seat cowl was originally provided to cover the pillion seat when not in use.
  • In addition, two tall ventilation cowls were added immediately behind the bridge.
  • His cowl was thrown back; he had bowed his head to his knees. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • The sides of the cowl were cut away to show the driving wheels.
  • The engine is cowled on some aircraft but not all.
  • The building of the engine into a cowl, complete with radiator in front, followed car practice very closely. Cited from The Aeroplane Speaks, by H. Barber
  • For a brief instant he gazed upward, then dropped his cowled head and moved slowly away. Cited from Castle Craneycrow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I love a cowl as some love a lady's hood. Cited from A Gentleman of France, by Stanley Weyman
  • I had just finished my meal, when a friar with a cowl over his head entered the cell. Cited from The Young Llanero, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • At thirty he had thrown off the cowl and married. Cited from The Saint, by Antonio Fogazzaro
  • The peak of a cowl shot straight above his head, and the curtains of it covered his face. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • Also, whether he who bought the whole cloak bought the cowl. Cited from Readings in the History of Education, by Arthur O. Norton
  • Hard task was mine to win thee to the cowl! Cited from The Legends of Saint Patrick, by Aubrey de Vere
  • Compared to the previous generation, the cowl was raised, which allowed for more suspension travel.
  • He came striding from among her soldiers, his head showing like a Roman's above the cowl. Cited from The Lady of Fort St. John, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
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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