Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cowl
IPA transcription: [k'aʊl]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cowl
    Meaning: cover with or as with a cowl; "cowl the boys and veil the girls"
Usage examples
  • A figure covered from head to foot in black cowl and mantle had entered it, and was kneeling with bent head and with face turned away.
  • The attitude had been a frequent one, and Tito was accustomed, when he felt her hand there, to raise his head, throw himself a little backward, and look up at her. But he felt now as unable to raise his head as if her hand had been a leaden cowl.