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The rider’s cloak covered him to his boot tops, the cowl tugged well forward so no part of him showed.

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Instead, there's only a shot of his iconic cowl looking outside the Batcave.

Set photos revealed him back as the Bruce Wayne persona, and the actor's personal interviews confirmed that he's indeed wearing the cape and the cowl again.

The man without fear of signing any role might struggle with the cowl-induced gravitas of Batman.

There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.

His cowl was thrown back, revealing his pale, ascetic countenance and shaven head.

A sharp eye was kept on all arrivals from abroad, and a friar, fresh from Portugal, was hanged in his cowl at Limerick.

His cowl had half-fallen back, and made a strange excrescence on either side of his bull-neck.

Yes—here he was slain—but it was because he refused to take the cowl, and finish his days in a monastery.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cowl, such as: babushka, bonnet, capuchin, coif, hat, and kerchief.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.