|1.||a loose head covering either attached to a cloak or coat or made as a separate garment|
|2.||something resembling this in shape or use|
|3.||the US and Canadian name for bonnet|
|4.||the folding roof of a convertible car|
|5.||a hoodlike garment worn over an academic gown, indicating its wearer's degree and university|
|6.||falconry a close-fitting cover, placed over the head and eyes of a falcon to keep it quiet when not hunting|
|7.||biology a structure or marking, such as the fold of skin on the head of a cobra, that covers or appears to cover the head or some similar part|
|8.||(tr) to cover or provide with or as if with a hood|
|[Old English hōd; related to Old High German huot hat, Middle Dutch hoet, Latin cassis helmet; see |
|1.||Robin See Robin Hood|
|2.||Samuel, 1st Viscount. 1724--1816, British admiral. He fought successfully against the French during the American Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars|
|3.||Thomas. 1799--1845, British poet and humorist: his work includes protest poetry, such as The Song of the Shirt (1843) and The Bridge of Sighs (1844)|
|a legendary English outlaw of the reign of Richard I, who according to tradition lived in Sherwood Forest and robbed the rich to give to the poor|
A legendary robber of the Middle Ages in England, who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. An excellent archer, he lived in Sherwood Forest with the fair Maid Marian, the stalwart Little John, the priest Friar Tuck, the musician Allan-a-Dale, and others who helped him rob rich landlords and thwart his chief enemy, the sheriff of Nottingham.
(Heb. tsaniph) a tiara round the head (Isa. 3:23; R.V., pl., "turbans"). Rendered "diadem," Job 29:14; high priest's "mitre," Zech. 3:5; "royal diadem," Isa. 62:3.