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- transitive verb rare To make a monk (or wearer of a cowl) of.
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- verb transitive To clothe in a
cowl; to convert to a monk.
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en- + cowl
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.