Cloak vs Sagum - What's the difference?

cloak | sagum |


As nouns the difference between cloak and sagum

is that cloak is a long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back; a cape, often with a hood while sagum is (historical) a cloak, worn in ancient times by the gauls, early germans, and roman soldiers, made of a rectangular piece of (usually red) coarse cloth and fastened on the right shoulder.

As a verb cloak

is to cover as with a cloak.

cloak

English

(wikipedia cloak)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back; a cape, often with a hood.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=‘It's rather like a beautiful Inverness cloak one has inherited. Much too good to hide away, so one wears it instead of an overcoat and pretends it's an amusing new fashion.’}}
  • A blanket-like covering, often metaphorical.
  • (figurative)  That which conceals; a disguise or pretext.
  • * South
  • No man is esteemed any ways considerable for policy who wears religion otherwise than as a cloak .
  • (Internet)  A text replacement for an IRC user's hostname or IP address, making the user less identifiable.
  • Derived terms

    * cloak and dagger

    See also

    * burnoose, burnous, burnouse * domino costume

    Verb

  • To cover as with a cloak.
  • (science fiction, ambitransitive) To render or become invisible via futuristic technology.
  • The ship cloaked before entering the enemy sector of space.

    Derived terms

    * cloaking device

    sagum

    English

    (wikipedia sagum)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (historical) A cloak, worn in ancient times by the Gauls, early Germans, and Roman soldiers, made of a rectangular piece of (usually red) coarse cloth and fastened on the right shoulder.
  • Anagrams

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