Definitions for hood ornament
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an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer
A decorative object fastened on a car's hood, often symbolizing the manufacturer or brand; sometimes fixed to the radiator cap
A hood/bonnet ornament, radiator cap, motor mascot or car mascot is a specially crafted model which symbolizes a car company like a badge, located on the front center portion of the hood. It has been used as an adornment nearly since the inception of automobiles.
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