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'hood meaning in English

Meaning of 'hood in English

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'hood

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1. 'hood

(slang) a neighborhood

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


'hood

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noun
1. 
a loose head covering either attached to a cloak or coat or made as a separate garment
2. 
something resembling this in shape or use
3.  the US and Canadian name for bonnet (sense 3)
4. 
the folding roof of a convertible car
5. 
a hoodlike garment worn over an academic gown, indicating its wearer's degree and university
6. falconry
a close-fitting cover, placed over the head and eyes of a falcon to keep it quiet when not hunting
7. biology
a structure or marking, such as the fold of skin on the head of a cobra, that covers or appears to cover the head or some similar part
verb
8. (transitive)
to cover or provide with or as if with a hood
noun
slang short for hoodlum (sense 1)
noun
1.  Robin
2. 
Samuel, 1st Viscount. 1724–1816, British admiral. He fought successfully against the French during the American Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars
3. 
Thomas. 1799–1845, British poet and humorist: his work includes protest poetry, such as The Song of the Shirt (1843) and The Bridge of Sighs (1844)
noun
slang, mainly US short for neighbourhood

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'hood

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noun
Slang
neighborhood
: also written hood
1. 
John Bell1831-79; Confederate general
see Robin Hood
2. 
Thomas1799-1845; Eng. poet & humorist
Mountmountain of the Cascade Range, in N Oreg.: a peak of volcanic origin: 11,245 ft (3,427 m)
noun
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 hood in shape or use
; specif.,
a. 
a fold of cloth over the back of an academic or ecclesiastical gown, judge's robe, etc., often with distinguishing colors to indicate the wearer's degree, college affiliation, etc.
b.  US
the body panel that usually covers the engine of an automotive vehicle
c. 
a protective canopy, as above a cookstove, often containing a fan, for exhausting heat, smoke, and fumes
d. 
the cowl of a chimney
e. 
a covering for a horse's head
f.  Falconry
the covering for a falcon's head when it is not chasing game
3.  Zoology
a. 
a bird's crest
b. 
the fold of skin near a cobra's head that expands when the snake is excited
verb transitive
4. 
to cover or provide with or as with a hood
noun
Slang
hoodlum

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'hood

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n.
Slang
Variant of hood3.

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