KJV Dictionary Definition: cloke



1. A loose outer garment worn over other clothes both by men and women.

He was clad with zeal as a cloke. Is. 59.

2. A cover; that which conceals; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense.

Not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness. 1 Peter 2.

They have no cloke for their sin. John 15.

CLOKE, v.t.

1. To cover with a cloke.

2. To hide; to conceal; to use a false covering.


CLOKED, pp. Covered with a cloke; concealed under a cover.


CLOKING, ppr. Covering with a cloke; hiding under an external covering.