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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
cowl
Definition:
kowl, n. a cap or hood: a monk's hood: the badge of monkhood: a monk: a cover for a chimney.-- v.t. to make a monk of: to cover like a cowl.-- adj. COWLED, wearing a cowl. [ A.S. cufle; Ice. cofl; akin to L. cucullus, hood.]

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
bonnet, cowl, cowling, hood.
car part
accelerator, brake, bumper, camshaft, carburetor, chassis, choke, clutch, connecting rod, crankcase, crankshaft, cylinder, dashboard, differential, distributor, exhaust, fan, fender, gear, gearbox, gearshift, generator, glove compartment, hood, horn, ignition, manifold, muffler, odometer, piston, radiator, shock absorber, spark plug, speedometer, steering wheel, transmission, windshield, bearings, taillights.
cowl
cowling, hood.
hood
babushka, bonnet, capuchin, coif, hat, kerchief, mantilla, mantle, protector, purdah, shawl, veil, wimple, yashmak, capuche.
verb
contact
cowl.
Examples of usage:
  1. They were uniformly robed in black, with cowl- like hoods hanging loosely round the face, and each bore a stick, on the end of which waved a brilliant Japanese lantern. – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. This was granted, but he made a sack of his wide brown cowl, filled it with the nuts, and distributed them amongst his poor. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. But never again can a power exist which shall rear to the glory of the sceptre and the cowl a monument like this. – Castilian Days by John Hay
  4. He had only just time to show me my cell and the card of rules for guests when a bell rang and, drawing his cowl over his head, he hurried off. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  5. My blessings rest upon your cowl! – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

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