hood

I.
/hʊd / (say hood)

noun
1. a soft or flexible covering for the head and neck, either separate or attached to a cloak or the like.
2. something resembling or suggesting this, as a hood-shaped petal or sepal, etc.
3. a piece of hood-shaped material, attached to an academic gown, indicating as by the colour and material of the lining the degree held and the university by which the degree was awarded.
4. the top of a convertible car.
5. a car bonnet.
6. Falconry a cover for the entire head of a hawk, used when it is not in pursuit of game.
verb (t)
7. to furnish with a hood.
8. to cover with, or as with, a hood.
{Middle English hode, Old English hōd, related to German Hut hat}
hoodless, adjective
II.
/hʊd / (say hood)

noun Colloquial
a hoodlum.
III.
/hʊd / (say hood)

noun the, Colloquial
the neighbourhood.
{shortened form of neighbourhood}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hood — (h[oo^]d), 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. [1913 Webster] The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover; to hide; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hood|ed — «HUD ihd», adjective. 1. having a hood; wearing or covered with a hood: »a hooded cape. 2. shaped like a hood, especially: a) (of a corolla or other part) cucullate; cowled. b) (of a flower or plant) having a corolla, calyx, or other part, shaped …   Useful english dictionary

  • hood — hood1 [hood] n. [ME < OE hod, akin to Ger hut, hat: for IE base see HAT] 1. a covering for the head and neck and, sometimes, the face, worn separately or as part of a robe, cloak, or jacket [a monk s cowl is a hood] 2. anything resembling a… …   English World dictionary

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