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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The caul.
  • n. That which covers or envelops, like a caul; a net; a fold; a film.
  • n. The cocoon or chrysalis of an insect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kiln.
  • n. A sort of pottage; kale. See kale, 2.
  • n. The caul; that which covers or envelops as a caul; a net; a fold; a film.
  • n. The cocoon or chrysalis of an insect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A covering of some kind; a film or membrane; a network.
  • n. Specifically — The caul or omentum.
  • n. The membrane or caul which sometimes envelops the head of a child at birth.
  • n. The chrysalis of an insect.
  • n. A net; especially, a net in which women inclose their hair; the back part of a cap.
  • n. A film.
  • n. One of the dew-covered threads often seen on the grass in the morning.
  • n. A variant of kill, kiln.
  • n. Same as kale, 2.

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