from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A written engagement.
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July 15, 2009 at 7:14 am kowl kowl i mean its funny yeah i guess
"But for that kowl" said Jan Chinn, sternly, "ye would all have been marching to jail with a policeman on either side.
The kowl is left in a tree, because its virtue is that so soon as we show it to a Sahib we are beaten. "
"I will write a kowl so soon as the ponies, the bullocks, and the other things are counted before me and sent back whence they came.
"There are ponies and some few bullocks and other things for which we need a kowl [protection].