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Hood

[hood]
noun
1.
John Bell, 1831–79, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
2.
Raymond Mathewson [math-yoo-suhn] , 1881–1934, U.S. architect.
3.
Robin, Robin Hood.
4.
Thomas, 1799–1845, English poet and humorist.
5.
a volcanic peak in N Oregon, in the Cascade Range. 11,253 feet (3430 meters).
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hood1 (hʊd)
 
n
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
 
vb
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 hat]
 
'hoodless1
 
adj
 
'hoodlike1
 
adj

hood2 (hʊd)
 
n
slang short for hoodlum

Hood (hʊd)
 
n
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)

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hood
"covering," O.E. hod, from P.Gmc. *khodaz (cf. O.Fris. hod, M.Du. hoet, Ger. Hut "hat," O.Fris. hode "guard, protection"), from PIE *kadh- "cover" (see hat). Modern spelling is early 1400s to indicate a "long" vowel, which is no longer pronounced as such. Little Red Riding Hood
(1729) translates Charles Perrault's Petit Chaperon Rouge ("Contes du Temps" 1697).

hood
"gangster," 1930, Amer.Eng., shortened form of hoodlum. As a shortened form of neighborhood it began 1980s in Los Angeles black slang.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
hood
neighborhood
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Hood definition


(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.

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