cloaking

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

cloaking

  1. Present participle of cloak.

Noun[edit]

cloaking (plural cloakings)

  1. The act of wrapping or covering with a cloak.
    • Strype
      to take heed of their dissemblings and cloakings
    • Sir Walter Scott, Guy Mannering – or The Astrologer
      I assure you, if I were Hazlewood I should look on his compliments, his bowings, his cloakings, his shawlings, and his handings with some little suspicion; and truly I think Hazlewood does so too at some odd times.
  2. The material from which cloaks are made.