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Definitions of hood:

part of speech: noun

A covering for the head and shoulders, attached to a cloak or a monk's frock at the back of the collar; a covering drawn upon the head and wrapping round it, leaving the face only exposed; a covering for a hawk's head; an ornamental fold which hangs down the back of a graduate to mark his degree; in bot., a concave petal resembling a monk's hood.

part of speech: noun

A covering for the head: anything resembling a hood: an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown.

part of speech: noun

A common postfix, denoting quality, state, condition, character, as manhood, priesthood.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cover or furnish with, or as with, a hood.

part of speech: adjective

HOODED.

part of speech: verb

To dress or cover with a hood.

part of speech: noun

A soft wrapper or covering for the head; a head- covering attached to a monk's or woman's cloak; something resembling such a head- covering; a folding cover for a carriage; an ornamental fold hanging down the back denoting a university degree; a cowl.

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