meaning of hood

hood meaning in General Dictionary

just like hoodlum

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  • To cover with a hood to furnish with a hood or hood shaped appendage
  • State problem
  • A termination denoting state condition quality character totality as in manhood childhood knighthood brotherhood Sometimes it is written chiefly in obsolete words in the form head
  • address with a hood
  • an aggressive and violent youthful criminal
  • a protective covering that is element of a plant
  • (slang) a neighborhood
  • a tubular accessory regularly keep stray light out from the lens of a camera
  • (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
  • the folding roofing of a carriage
  • material covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
  • a headdress that shields the pinnacle and face
  • safety covering comprising a metal part that addresses the engine
  • (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood in the mind or neck of a pet
  • State; condition.
  • A covering or garment for the head or even the head and arms, often connected to the human body apparel
  • a soft covering for head, donned by ladies, which leaves only the face exposed.
  • part of a monk's external apparel, with which he covers their mind; a cowl.
  • A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that could be drawn up on the head at satisfaction.
  • An ornamental fold at the rear of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's bonnet.
  • an addressing for a horse's head.
  • A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
  • Anything resembling a hood in type or use
  • the most notable or head of a carriage.
  • A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning aided by the wind.
  • A projecting cover above a hearth, developing the upper section of the fireplace, and confining the smoke towards flue.
  • The top of a pump.
  • A covering for a mortar.
  • The hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, at the time of monkshood;u000du000a -- labeled as also helmet.
  • A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
  • The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
  • to pay for with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage.
  • To cover; to full cover up; to blind.

hood meaning in Names Dictionary

Variant of Hud: The Biblical Hud is the English language equivalent. A Prophet's title.
Name Origin: Arabic
Name Gender: Male


hood meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"covering," Old English hod "hood," from Proto-Germanic *hodaz (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Frisian hod "hood," center Dutch hoet, Dutch hoed "hat," Old large German huot "helmet, cap," German Hut "hat," Old Frisian hode "guard, defense"), from PIE *kadh- "cover" (see cap). Modern spelling is very early 1400s to point a "long" vowel, that is not pronounced as a result. Indicating "removable cover for an automobile motor" attested by 1905. Minimal Red Riding Hood (1729) translates Charles Perrault's Petit Chaperon Rouge ("Contes du Temps Pass

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  • "gangster," 1930, American English, reduced kind of hoodlum.
  • "to put a hood on," c.1200, from hood (n.1). Associated: Hooded; hooding.
  • shortened form of neighborhood, by 1987, U.S. black slang.

hood meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) State; condition.

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  • (n.) A covering or garment when it comes to head or even the head and shoulders, usually attached to the body apparel
  • (n.) A soft covering for the head, donned by females, which actually leaves only the face exposed.
  • (letter.) A part of a monk's external garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl.
  • (n.) A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that could be drawn up throughout the head at satisfaction.
  • (letter.) An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; because, a master's bonnet.
  • (n.) A covering for a horse's head.
  • (letter.) such a thing resembling a hood in kind or use
  • (letter.) The most truly effective or head of a carriage.
  • (n.) A chimney top, often contrived to secure a consistent draught by-turning utilizing the wind.
  • (n.) A projecting address above a hearth, developing the top of area of the hearth, and confining the smoke towards the flue.
  • (letter.) The top of a pump.
  • (letter.) A covering for a mortar.
  • (n.) The hood-shaped top petal of some flowers, since monkshood; -- called in addition helmet.
  • (n.) A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
  • (letter.) The endmost plank of a strake which hits the stem or stern.
  • (v. t.) To pay for with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage.
  • (v. t.) To cover; to cover; to blind.

Sentence Examples with the word hood

Famous heroes who are specially connected with England are Alfred the Great, Richard Cceur-de-Lion, King Horn, Havelok the Dane, Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton (or Southampton), Robin Hood and his companions.

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