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'hood

[hoo d] /hʊd/
noun
1.
Slang. neighborhood.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for 'hood

'hood

/hʊd/
noun
1.
(slang, mainly US) short for neighbourhood
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hood 2

noun

Neighborhood •First associated with black Los Angeles neighborhoods: Who know the defendant from the 'hood. It's part of the job (mid1980s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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