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Synonyms for cowl

protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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cover with or as with a cowl

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A monk's black cloak fell to his feet, a cowl of the same color concealed his face.
The priest appeared to cast his eyes around the dungeon from beneath his cowl.
I dare be sworn he did so,'' said the knight; ``I was convinced that there was better food in the cell, Holy Clerk, since you first doffed your cowl.
Someone sent her a freshly- discovered dove, a sort of carrier, but which had in the white feathers of its head and neck the form of a religious cowl.
inquires Volumnia, adjusting her cowl over her head.
He saw two bands of the Sheriff's men, yet he turned neither to the right nor the left, but only drew his cowl the closer over his face, folding his hands as if in meditation.
Then he draped the robe about her, carrying the cowl over her head.
His cowl was thrown back upon his shoulders, and his gown, unfastened at the top, disclosed a round, sinewy neck, ruddy and corded like the bark of the fir.
He flew over as I said, stamped with his foot and then putting his face to the cowl of the big ventilator shouted down there: "Please come on deck, sir," in a voice which was not trembling or scared but which we may call fairly expressive.
He remained there, his ear in the cowl of the ventilator, his eyes fastened on those menacing sidelights dancing on the gusts of wind which swept the angry darkness of the sea.
I suppose the water forced itself into them, though I wouldn't have thought that possible, for they fitted into the cowl perfectly.
All he did was to move the cowl round a few inches, with an enormous expenditure of force, and seemed spent in the effort.
th] set of inlet and fan cowls for a Next-Generation 737 to Boeing.
Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) is used by Windsor Mold Group to reduce the cost and improve the performance and processability of the bulb seal on cowls for Ford Motor's C-Max hybrid electric vehicles.
blinkers head garment with holes for eyes and ears, one or both eyeholes being fitted with cowls cutting out all vision to the rear but permitting full forward vision; v visor one or both cowls have holes permitting limited side or rear vision; h hood earcovers only; e/c eyecover one eye only fully covered; e/s eyeshield mesh or other transparent material instead of cowls; p sheepskin cheekpiece; t tongue-strap b1 v1 t1 p1 first time under today's code Irish racing does not differentiate between blinkers and visor.