An example of a cloak is the cape that the Jedi wear in Star Wars.
Mist that cloaks the mountains.
Night hid her movements with its cloak of darkness.
The ship cloaked before entering the enemy sector of space.
An example of to cloak is for a celebrity to wear a big hat and sunglasses so they aren't recognized in public.
A cloak of secrecy.
Origin of cloak
- Middle English cloke from Old North French cloque cloak, bell (from its shape) from Medieval Latin clocca clock1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old Northern French cloque (“travelling cloak”), from Medieval Latin clocca, ("travelers' cape", literally "a bell", so called from the garment's bell-like shape).