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- v. To clothe in a cowl; to convert to a monk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make a monk (or wearer of a cowl) of.
en- + cowl (Wiktionary)
It's Brooke himself whom Harvard should encowl, as the leading pioneer of Boston's venture capital industry, splendidly resurgent in the years after World War II.