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Hood definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOOD. [L. fraternitas.]
HOOD, n.
1. A covering for the head used by females, and deeper than a bonnet.
2. A covering for the head and shoulders used by monks; a cowl.
3. A covering for a hawk's head or eyes; used in falconry.
4. Any thing to be drawn over the head to cover it.
5. An ornamental fold that hangs down the back of a graduate to mark his degree.
6. A low wooden porch over the ladder which leads to the steerage of a ship; the upper part of a galley-chimney; the cover of a pump.
HOOD, v.t. To dress in a hood or cowl; to put on a hood.
The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned.
1. To cover; to blind.
I'll hood my eyes.
2. To cover.
And hood the flames.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: an aggressive and violent young criminal [syn: hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer]
2: a protective covering that is part of a plant [syn: hood, cap]
3: (slang) a neighborhood
4: a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera [syn: hood, lens hood]
5: (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
6: metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes [syn: hood, exhaust hood]
7: the folding roof of a carriage
8: a headdress that protects the head and face
9: protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine" [syn: hood, bonnet, cowl, cowling]
10: (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal v
1: cover with a hood; "The bandits were hooded"

Merriam Webster's

I. biographical name John Bell 1831-1879 American Confederate general II. biographical name Samuel 1724-1816 1st Viscount Hood British admiral III. biographical name Thomas 1799-1845 English poet

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English h?d; akin to Old High German huot head covering, huota guard Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) a flexible covering for the head and neck (2) a protective covering for the head and face b. a covering for a hawk's head and eyes c. a covering for a horse's head; also blinder 2. a. an ornamental scarf worn over an academic gown that indicates by its color the wearer's college or university b. a color marking or crest on the head of an animal or an expansion of the head that suggests a hood 3. a. something resembling a hood in form or use b. a cover for parts of mechanisms; specifically the movable metal covering over the engine of an automobile c. chiefly British a top cover over the passenger section of a vehicle usually designed to be folded back d. an enclosure or canopy provided with a draft for carrying off fumes, sprays, smokes, or dusts e. a covering for an opening (as a companion hatch) on a boat hood transitive verb hoodlike adjective II. noun Date: 1880 hoodlum hoody adjective III. noun or 'hood Etymology: short for neighborhood Date: 1967 a neighborhood and especially an inner-city neighborhood; also inner city

Merriam Webster's

noun see hood III

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. & v. --n. 1 a a covering for the head and neck, whether part of a cloak etc. or separate. b a separate hoodlike garment worn over a university gown or a surplice to indicate the wearer's degree. 2 Brit. a folding waterproof top of a motor car, pram, etc. 3 US the bonnet of a motor vehicle. 4 a canopy to protect users of machinery or to remove fumes etc. 5 the hoodlike part of a cobra, seal, etc. 6 a leather covering for a hawk's head. --v.tr. cover with a hood. Phrases and idioms: hood-mould (or -moulding) Archit. a dripstone. Derivatives: hoodless adj. hoodlike adj. Etymology: OE hod f. WG, rel. to HAT 2. n. US sl. a gangster or gunman. Etymology: abbr. of HOODLUM

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hood Hood, n. [OE. hood, hod, AS. h[=o]d; akin to D. hoed hat, G. hut, OHG. huot, also to E. hat, and prob. to E. heed. [root]13.] 1. State; condition. [Obs.] How could thou ween, through that disguised hood To hide thy state from being understood? --Spenser. 2. A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment; especially: (a) A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed. (b) A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl. ``All hoods make not monks.'' --Shak. (c) A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure. (d) An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood. (e) A covering for a horse's head. (f) (Falconry) A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon. 3. Anything resembling a hood in form or use; as: (a) The top or head of a carriage. (b) A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind. (c) A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue. (d) The top of a pump. (e) (Ord.) A covering for a mortar. (f) (Bot.) The hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; -- called also helmet. --Gray. (g) (Naut.) A covering or porch for a companion hatch. 4. (Shipbuilding) The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hood Hood, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooded; p. pr. & vb. n. Hooding.] 1. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage. The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned. --Pope. 2. To cover; to hide; to blind. While grace is saying, I'll hood mine eyes Thus with my hat, and sigh and say, ``Amen.'' --Shak. Hooding end (Shipbuilding), the end of a hood where it enters the rabbet in the stem post or stern post.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(hoods) 1. A hood is a part of a coat which you can pull up to cover your head. It is in the shape of a triangular bag attached to the neck of the coat at the back. N-COUNT 2. The hood of a car is the metal cover over the engine at the front. (AM; in BRIT, use bonnet) N-COUNT 3. A cooker hood is an electrical device fitted over a cooker above head height, and containing an extractor fan and usually a light. N-COUNT: usu n N

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(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.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

hood (zeniphoth): The ladies' "hoods" of Isa 3:23 the King James Version appear as "turbans" the Revised Version (British and American); and "mitre" of Zec 3:5 is "turban, or diadem" the English Revised Version, margin. The word is from the verb zanaph, "to wrap round." It connotes a head-covering, not a permanent article of dress.

See DRESS, sec. 5; HAT.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n. 1. Cowl, head cover, padded bonnet. 2. Cover, protection, shelter. 3. Cover, concealment, cloak, blind. II. v. a. 1. Cover with a hood, put a hood on. 2. Cover (in any way), shelter, protect. 3. Hide, cover, conceal, shade, blind.

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