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cowled

[ kould ]

adjective

  1. wearing a cowl.
  2. shaped like a cowl; cucullate.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cowled1

First recorded in 1555–65; cowl + -ed 3

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Example Sentences

That cowled Sarah Burton column in ivory crepe was a Twitter sensation.

A large chimney, cowled to face the prevailing wind, served for ventilation, and on the hottest days one was cool and comfortable.

The spirit of monachism is as distinguishable as if the cowled ghosts of the victims were actually seen flitting along the aisles.

Still, I will be on my guard, and will take care that no cowled monk approaches too closely to the king.

The grim towers rise boldly without ornament or decoration of any kind, and are cowled by a peculiarly strange roofing.

Cowled architects of the XIX century rebuilt their monastery.

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