A man in a cloak



  • A long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back; a cape, often with a hood.
  • A blanket-like covering, often metaphorical.
  • That which conceals; a disguise or pretext.
  • A text replacement for an IRC user's hostname or IP address, making the user less identifiable.


  • To cover as with a cloak.
  • To cover up, hide or conceal.
  • To render or become invisible via futuristic technology.


  • From Middle English cloke, from Old Northern French cloque ("travelling cloak"), from Medieval Latin clocca, of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *klokkos-, ultimately imitative.
  • Doublet of clock.

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