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Definition of Cloak

Cloak

  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.
  3. To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal.

Cloak Quotations

The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God.
Charles Stanley

I stole a piece of the chess set on the first film. I took a piece of the treasure out of Bellatrix's vault on this film. And I've taken my wand and I've got my cloak.
Emma Watson

As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile.
Dorothy Day

Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Mahatma Gandhi
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Cloak Translations

cloak in Dutch is jas, mantel
cloak in Finnish is takki
cloak in French is manteau
cloak in German is Deckmantel, Mantel
cloak in Latin is amiculum, pallium
cloak in Portuguese is casaco
cloak in Spanish is abrigo
cloak in Swedish is mantel, kappa, skyla
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