- Australian a shallow lake or swampy depression supporting vegetation
Word Origin for cowal
Examples from the Web for cowal
Historical Examples of cowal
The steady breeze came yet from Stron, and sat snug in the sails of the six boats that carried the Duke's men over to Cowal.The Lost Pibroch
The fishermen and their boats were far down on Cowal after signs of herring; the bay was given up to barque and gabbart alone.
He looked vaguely with half-shut eyes upon the looming round of Cowal, where Sitbean Sluaidhe was tipped with brass.
I am pleased that he is safe, though I would sooner hear he was in Cowal than in Campbell country.
They have sacked and burned the greater part of Cowal; they have gone down as far as Knapdale.