The definition of a cloak is a long loose fitting piece of clothing worn over other clothes, sometimes with a hood and loose fitting arm holes.(noun)
An example of a cloak is the cape that the Jedi wear in Star Wars.
To cloak is defined as to cover or hide.(verb)
An example of to cloak is for a celebrity to wear a big hat and sunglasses so they aren't recognized in public.
See cloak in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME cloke, cloak < OFr < ML clocca (see clock), a bell, cloak: so called from its bell-like appearance
See cloak in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cloke
Origin: , from Old North French cloque, cloak, bell (from its shape)
Origin: , from Medieval Latin clocca; see clock1.
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