a hooded garment worn by monks.
the hood of this garment.
part of a garment that is draped to resemble a cowl or hood.
the forward part of the body of a motor vehicle supporting the rear of the hood and the windshield and housing the pedals and instrument panel.
a hoodlike covering for increasing the draft of a chimney or ventilator.
a wire netting fastened to the top of the smokestack of a locomotive to prevent large sparks from being discharged; a spark arrester.
verb (used with object)
to cover with or as if with a cowl.
to put a monk’s cowl on.
to make a monk of.
Jane, 1884–1950, U.S. actress and playwright.
a hood, esp a loose one
the hooded habit of a monk
a cover fitted to a chimney to increase ventilation and prevent draughts
the part of a car body that supports the windscreen and the bonnet
(aeronautics) another word for cowling
to cover or provide with a cowl
to make a monk of
Old English cule, from earlier cugele, from Late Latin cuculla “monk’s cowl,” variant of Latin cucullus “hood, cowl,” of uncertain origin. Cowling is 1917 in the aircraft sense.
[kould] /kaʊld/ adjective 1. wearing a . 2. shaped like a ; cucullate. [koul] /kaʊl/ noun 1. a hooded garment worn by monks. 2. the hood of this garment. 3. part of a garment that is draped to resemble a cowl or hood. 4. the forward part of the body of a motor vehicle supporting […]
[kou-lik] /ˈkaʊˌlɪk/ noun 1. a tuft of hair that grows in a direction different from that of the rest of the hair. /ˈkaʊˌlɪk/ noun 1. a tuft of hair over the forehead n. 1590s, from cow (n.) + lick (n.). Because it looks like a cow licked your head.
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[kou] /kaʊ/ noun, plural cows (Archaic) kine. 1. the mature female of a bovine animal, especially of the genus Bos. 2. the female of various other large animals, as the elephant or whale. 3. Informal. a domestic bovine of either sex and any age. 4. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. Idioms 5. till / until the […]