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cagoule

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Pronunciation: /kəˈɡuːl
 
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(also kagoul)

Definition of cagoule in English:

noun

British
A lightweight, hooded, thigh-length waterproof jacket.
Example sentences
  • ‘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.

Origin

1950s: from French, literally 'cowl'.

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