|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)|
(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.
English poet, journalist, and humorist whose humanitarian verses, such as "The Song of the Shirt" (1843), served as models for a whole school of social-protest poets, not only in Britain and the United States but in Germany and Russia, where he was widely translated. He also is notable as a writer of comic verse, having originated several durable forms for that genre
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