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Posted by S. on March 18, 2003

In Reply to: Cowl-light posted by ESC on March 18, 2003

: : Hello, I was just wondering whether any one else might have encountered the word "cowl-light", and if so, if you might know what its meaning and origin are.

: : Thanks in advance for any help.

: How was the phrase used? Googling the phrase produces references to auto parts. Merriam-Webster Online says a "cowl" is "the top portion of the front part of an automobile body forward of the two front doors to which are attached the windshield and instrument board."

Thanks. I don't remember the exact context, but I think it had some thing to do with a police car.