Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- uncowl To deprive of a cowl, as a monk—that is, to unmonk, by the figurative taking from him of his monk's cowl.
- uncowl To uncover by removing or throwing back the cowl, or, by extension, any muffler or veil.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- v.t Uncowl un-kowl′ to deprive of a cowl, esp. of a monk: to uncover by taking off anything that veils or hides.