cowl

[ koul ]
/ kaʊl /

noun

verb (used with object)

Origin of cowl

before 1000; Middle English cou(e)le, Old English cugele, cūle < Late Latin cuculla monk's hood, variant of Latin cucullus hood

Definition for cowl (2 of 2)

Cowl
[ koul ]
/ kaʊl /

noun

Jane,1884–1950, U.S. actress and playwright.
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British Dictionary definitions for cowl

cowl
/ (kaʊl) /

noun

verb (tr)

to cover or provide with a cowl
to make a monk of

Word Origin for cowl

Old English cugele, from Late Latin cuculla cowl, from Latin cucullus covering, cap, hood
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