Nay, she throws aside the cowl entirely, and by her natural bright humor tries to banter him into acquiescence.
I had divested myself of my monk's habit, and cut away the cowl from Madonna's.
Take this cowl and friar's garment; I was admitted by the jailer for thy shrift.
Meanwhile, remember our proverb that says, 'It's not the cowl makes the monk.'
Costume consists of a dark robe, cowl made of black cloth, and face covered with a heavy beard.
If you are still troubled, some other cowl must be causing it now.
Maffeo Vegio is the single instance I can remember of a poet-philologer who assumed the cowl.
But he did not care for the low debaucheries, where the frock and cowl were at home.
He scarcely dared to dream of such old brave days, now the well-beloved secrets hidden beneath a cassock and a cowl.
I recognized, under the cowl, the thin, sallow face and the sombre eyes.
Old English cule, from earlier cugele, from Late Latin cuculla "monk's cowl," variant of Latin cucullus "hood, cowl," of uncertain origin. Cowling is 1917 in the aircraft sense.