Cowl

Definition of Cowl

Pronunciation: koul
n.1.A monk's hood; - usually attached to the gown. The name was also applied to the hood and garment together.
What differ more, you cry, than crown and cowl?
- Pope.
2.A cowl-shaped cap, commonly turning with the wind, used to improve the draft of a chimney, ventilating shaft, etc.
3.A wire cap for the smokestack of a locomotive.
4.(aviation) a removable metal covering for an aircraft engine, providing streamlining to minimize wind resistance; - also called cowling.
5.a covering for a chimney or other ventilating shaft functioning to increase the draft.
1.A vessel carried on a pole between two persons, for conveyance of water.

Related Words

blanket, cloak, coat, cover, coverage, covering, covert, coverture, cowling, curtain, drape, drapery, guise, hanging, hood, housing, mantle, mask, pall, screen, shelter, shield, shroud, veil, vestment
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