• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Uncowl To divest or deprive of a cowl.
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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.
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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.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + cowl,