CLOAKED

cloaked, clothed, draped, mantled, wrapped

(adjective) covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak; “leaf-clothed trees”; “fog-cloaked meadows”; “a beam draped with cobwebs”; “cloud-wrapped peaks”

cloaked, disguised, masked

(adjective) having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading; “hidden agenda”; “masked threat”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Adjective

cloaked (not comparable)

Wearing a cloak.

Covered, hidden, disguised.

Verb

cloaked

simple past tense and past participle of cloak

Anagrams

• decloak

Source: Wiktionary


CLOAK

Cloak (; 110), n. Etym: [Of. cloque cloak (from the bell-like shape), bell, F. cloche bell; perh. of Celtik origin and the same word as E. clock. See 1st Clock.]

1. A loose outer garment, extending from the neck downwards, and commonly without sleeves. It is longer than a cape, and is worn both by men and by women.

2. That which conceals; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense; a mask; a cover. No man is esteemed any ways considerable for policy who wears religion otherwise than as a cloak. South. Cloak bag, a bag in which a cloak or other clothes are carried; a portmanteau. Shak.

Cloak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cloaked; p. pr. & vb. n. Cloaking.]

Definition: To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal. Now glooming sadly, so to cloak her matter. Spenser.

Syn.

– See Palliate.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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The word “coffee” entered the English language in 1582 via the Dutch “koffie,” borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish “kahve,” borrowed in turn from the Arabic “qahwah.” The Arabic word qahwah was traditionally held to refer to a type of wine.

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