He stooped, and in the reeds he found an inch-long fragment of ribbon—of a snood.
If the snood does not break you have him dangling in the air.
A piece of scarlet embroidered cloth, called the snood, confined her hair, which fell over it in a profusion of rich dark curls.
A snood, or bandeau of riband or worsted tape, was the only head-dress for maidens.
Maidens until the last few years never wore caps, bonnets, or other headgear, only a ribbon or snood to keep the hair in place.
Now your snood is slipping over his nose; it tickles him; he enjoys it, and shuts his eyes.
A northern term for a snood or link of horse-hair for a fishing-line.
She was walking quickly, pressing forward, wrapped in a fur mantle, with a Shetland snood drawn round her face.
Her hair was bound with the "snood," the usual head-dress of Scottish maidens.
The snood was a band which a Scottish maiden wore in her hair as a sign of her maidenhood.
Old English snod "ribbon for the hair," from Proto-Germanic *snodo (cf. Swedish snod "string, cord"), from PIE root *(s)ne- "to spin, sew" (cf. Lettish snate "a linen cover," Old Irish snathe "thread;" see needle (n.)). In the Middle Ages, typically worn by young unmarried girls, hence "It was held to be emblematic of maidenhood or virginity" [Century Dictionary]. Modern fashion meaning "bag-like hair net" first recorded 1938 (these also were worn by girls in the Middle Ages, but they are not snoods properly).