from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Wearing or supplied with a cowl; hooded.
- adj. Having the shape of a hood.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Wearing a cowl; hooded; as, a cowled monk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Wearing a cowl; hooded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wearing a cowl; hooded.
- Shaped like a cowl; cucullate: as, a cowled leaf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the head enclosed in a cowl or hood
It recalls the cowled monk with his cross, and the soldier close following with his sword; the old mission-house, with its church and garrison beside it; the fierce savage lured from a roving life, and changed into a toiling _peon_, afterwards to revolt against a system of slavery that even religion failed to make endurable; the neophyte turning his hand against his priestly instructor, equally his oppressor; revolt followed by a deluge of blood, with ruinous devastation, until the walls of both _mission_ and military _cuartel_ are left tenantless, and the redskin has returned to his roving.
Mark Millar once posed in Scotland's Daily Record wearing what can only be described as a "fuzzy Batman Costume" with one foot on the table covered in comics with a huge grin on his cowled face.
"Strikes me you're a bit of star-dust yourself, flung into a world of cowled gnomes who cannot see," was his comment at the end of it.
Few begin with their leading lady and two dancers cowled in black like executioners while an overture plays out.
Three stories tall, a narrow brick building, cowled there by midnight, in accord with a noirish romance.
His expression was like that of a cowled monk in a Reformationist painting caught in an iniquitous act.
There is something unspeakable seeking dominion over the world, the cowled figure thought as he perused a series of floating globes before him.
Clad in a gossamer gown of emerald, the cowled female was otherwise very much a twin in face, save that her skin was of a pale green and her eyes were, as usual, shut.
All of them in black cowled robes, the Head of Council playing with fire, the call to arms … She waved a hand.
They may be caped or cowled, though plenty are neither.