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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  -hood  \-hood\  [OE.  hod,  had  hed,  hede,  etc.,  person,  rank, 
  order  condition,  AS  h[=a]d;  akin  to  OS  h[=e]d,  OHG.  heit, 
  G.  -heit,  D.  -heid,  Goth.  haidus  manner;  cf  Skr.  k[=e]tu 
  brightness,  cit  to  appear,  be  noticeable,  notice.  [root]217. 
  Cf  {-head}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hood 
  n  1:  an  aggressive  young  criminal  [syn:  {hoodlum},  {goon},  {punk}, 
  {thug},  {tough},  {toughie}] 
  2:  the  folding  roof  of  a  carriage 
  3:  a  headdress  that  protects  the  head  and  face 
  4:  hinged  metal  part  that  covers  the  engine  [syn:  {bonnet}] 
  5:  metal  part  that  covers  the  engine  [syn:  {cowl},  {cowling}] 
  v  :  cover  with  a  hood;  "The  bandits  were  hooded" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  HOOD 
 
  Hierarchical  Object  Oriented  Design:  a  method  for 
  Architectural  Design  primarily  for  software  to  be  developed  in 
  Ada,  leading  to  automated  checking,  documentation  and  source 
  code  generation. 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hood 
  (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. 
 




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