Definition of cagoule in English:
A lightweight, hooded, thigh-length waterproof jacket.
- ‘Riot gear’ appears in the form of high collar jackets, balaclava hooded cagoules and glazed cotton para parkas.
- I was absolutely shattered, wearing a cagoule and a pair of sunglasses to hide the bags under my eyes.
- It was bucketing it down; the caravan site looked as if it had been hit by a mud slide; and we each needed two cardigans, a cagoule, thermal gloves and a balaclava to make it down to the seafront without contracting hypothermia.
1950s: from French, literally 'cowl'.
Definition of cagoule in:
- US English dictionary
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