Definitions for hoodhʊd, hud
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hoodhʊd(n.; v.)hood•ed, hood•ing.
(n.)a soft or flexible covering for the head and neck, either separate or attached to a cloak, coat, etc.
something resembling this, esp. in shape, as certain petals or sepals.
the hinged movable part of an automobile body covering the engine.
a metal canopy for a stove, ventilator, etc.
a cover for the entire head of a falcon, used when the bird is not pursuing game.
an ornamental ruffle or fold on the back of the shoulders of an academic gown, jurist's robe, etc.
a hoodlike crest, band of color or fold of skin on the head of certain birds and animals.
(v.t.)to furnish with a hood.
to cover with or as if with a hood.
Origin of hood:
bef. 900; ME hode, OE hōd, c. OFris hōd, MD hoet, OHG huot
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of hood:
1925–30; by shortening
a neighborhood, esp. one in the inner city (usu. prec. by the).
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of 'hood:
1965–70; by shortening
John Bell, 1831–79, Confederate general.
Raymond Mathewson, 1881–1934, U.S. architect.
Ref: Robin Hood.
Thomas, 1799–1845, English poet and humorist.
Mount, a volcanic peak in N Oregon, in the Cascade Range. 11,253 ft. (3430 m).
Category: Geography (places)
a noun suffix denoting condition, character, etc., or a body of persons of a particular character or class:
Origin of -hood:
ME -hode, -hod, OE -hād, as independent n.: condition, quality, rank; c. OS hēd, OHG heit state, ON heithr honor, Go haidus manner
hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer(noun)
an aggressive and violent young criminal
a protective covering that is part of a plant
(slang) a neighborhood
hood, lens hood(noun)
a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera
(falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
hood, exhaust hood(noun)
metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
the folding roof of a carriage
a headdress that protects the head and face
hood, bonnet, cowl, cowling(noun)
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"
(zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal
cover with a hood
"The bandits were hooded"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a part of a coat that covers your head
Put your hood up.
a cover that protects sth
the hood of the car
A covering such as worn over oneu2019s head.
A distinctively coloured fold of material, representing a university degree.
An enclosure that protects something, especially from above.
A soft top of a convertible car or carriage.
The hinged cover over the engine of a motor vehicle. Also known as a bonnet in other countries.
gangster, thug. Short for hoodlum.
abbreviation for hoodie, in the sense of a person wearing such a garment.
What is goin' down in the hood?
A metal covering that leads to a vent to suck away smoke or fumes.
To cover something with a hood.
Relating to inner-city everyday life, both positive and negative aspects; especially peopleu2019s attachment to and love for their neighborhoods.
Origin: from hod, from hōdaz (compare / hoed, Hut), from Sarmato- *xauda 'hat' (compare xaoda, xaudā), from kadh- 'to cover'. More at hat.
a covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
a soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed
a part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl
a like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure
an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood
a covering for a horse's head
a covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon
anything resembling a hood in form or use
the top or head of a carriage
a chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind
a projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue
the top of a pump
a covering for a mortar
the hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; -- called also helmet
a covering or porch for a companion hatch
the endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern
to cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage
to cover; to hide; to blind
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A tin hood placed over an arc-lamp. Such hoods are often truncated cones in shape, with the small end upwards. They reflect a certain amount of light besides protecting the lamp to some extent from rain.
Translations for hood
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a usually loose covering for the whole head, often attached to a coat, cloak etc
The monk pulled his hood over his head.
- قَلَنْسُوَه، غِطاء للرأسArabic
- capuzPortuguese (BR)
- die KapuzeGerman
- كلاه مخصوص كشيشانFarsi
- सिर गर्दन ढकने के लिये टोपी या चोगाHindi
- kukuljica, kapuljacaCroatian
- kapišonas, gobtuvasLithuanian
- hette, kutteNorwegian
- كلاه مخصوص كشيشانPersian
- یوډول خولی چی سر او مغزه دواړه پری پټیږیPashto
- kapuschong, huvaSwedish
- başlık, kukuleta, kapşonTurkish
- 兜帽Chinese (Trad.)
- سر اور گلے کو ڈھکنے کا لباداUrdu
- mũ trùm đầuVietnamese
- 兜帽，头巾Chinese (Simp.)
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