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cowl

cowl

 
pronunciation:
kaUl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hood or hooded robe, often worn by monks.
definition 2: a loose neckline or collar that is draped to look like a cowl.
definition 3: a hoodlike cover on a chimney or ventilator shaft, used to increase draft.
definition 4: the part of an automobile frame that supports the windshield and houses the controls.
definition 5: a cowling.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cowled, cowling, cowls
definition: to put a cowl on; cover with or as if with a cowl.