cowls

All Noun
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  • She says she only hopes you are right, and suggests cowls, if they do. Cited from They and I, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • In addition, two tall ventilation cowls were added immediately behind the bridge.
  • Chimneys, with square cowls on them, rose up from all parts of the vessel.
  • All went well until I aimed a blow at an outlying cowls head and fell short. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • Cowls were usually painted white, although some were cream.
  • They typically wear gray or blue-gray tunics trimmed in white and gold, and sometimes wear cowls.
  • After that he turned his attention to the water buckets, the cowls, and washtubs. Cited from The Emperor of Portugalia, by Selma Lagerlof
  • The size of cowls is expressed as height from top plate to base by width of kiln opening covered.
  • But Count Hannibal gave no order, and, much as his people feared the cowls, they feared him more. Cited from Count Hannibal, by Stanley J. Weyman
  • Such cowls are designed to afford protection to the flue while still allowing allowing a degree of ventilation.
  • The Cowls were Jewish and shared a dedication to their religious heritage and culture.
  • Then came a brotherhood, also in dark garments, with cowls on their heads and their faces masked. Cited from The Golden Grasshopper, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The hypocrites go by, with their painted faces and their cowls of gilded lead. Cited from Intentions, by Oscar Wilde
  • Three short black cowls about them reaching to their elbows: long hoods were on the cowls. Cited from The Harvard Classics, Vol. 49, Epic and Saga, Ed. by Charles W. Eliot
  • But the gale raging without served one good purpose in driving plenty of air down the ventilating cowls. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • It was used in synchronized applications in fighter cowls and in wing gun applications.
  • The Knights of the Cross are probably now collecting forces in all courts, with cowls upon their heads like thieves. Cited from The Knights of the Cross, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • The building and maintenance of cowls was generally the job of a wheelwright.
  • A number of engines are arranged round the turntable, each with their chimneys under large ventilation cowls.
  • They formed now a star of six points about the petalled dais, and, simultaneously, they drew from their faces the covering cowls. Cited from The Moon Pool by A. Merritt
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Root form of cowls is cowl for both verb and noun.

Words starting with cowls

Meaning of cowls

  • 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