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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cowlcowl /kaʊl/ noun [countable]  1 DCCRRa large hood that covers your head and shoulders a monk in a dark habit and cowl2 DHHa cover for a chimney
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cowlFitting a cowl to a chimney may solve a drawing problem, but it may not.The priest wore a cowl over his head.Rachaela dreamed of Adamus bending over her, his hair a black cowl.Is there a counterfeit cowl on the thrust reversers?Fibreglass wheel pants were moulded and fitted to the landing gears and fake cowl flaps were attached to a re-worked AT-6 cowling.Normally, cowls require considerable maintenance and possible replacement every ten years - a costly consequence of owning an oast.In front of the second dicky are the aforementioned fuel tank selector, cowl flap, cabin heat and air controls and parking brake.The other priests also stood and removed the cowls from over their heads.
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