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HUD

[huhd] /hʌd/
noun
1.
Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD

1.
heads-up display.
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  • Two had been killed by something or other—HUD had mentioned Indians—and the four were Amir's daughters and son.

    Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • HUD Perkins was silent for a long while, then he said quietly, "You saw it two years ago."

    Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • Ali was reading the chapter of beasts, being the sixth of the Koran, and Abbas the chapter of HUD, which is the eleventh.

  • No one else ever had a chance to be chairman for the reason that HUD did not insist upon having the honour thrust upon him.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
  • Tom gave an expressive "HUD up," and rolled away into the moonlight.

British Dictionary definitions for HUD

HUD

abbreviation
1.
head-up display
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Word Origin and History for HUD

hud

n.

"husk of a seed," late 14c., of uncertain origin; perhaps related to hood (n.1).

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Related Abbreviations for HUD

HUD

Department of Housing and Urban Development
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