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hood

hood

 
 
pronunciation:
hUd
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a covering for the head and neck, often attached to a coat, jacket, robe, or the like.
 
definition 2: something that resembles such a covering, such as some flower parts or a crest or marking on the heads of certain birds.
definition 3: the metal lid that covers a car's engine.
definition 4: a metal covering over a stove, equipped with a draft for eliminating smoke.
definition 5: an ornamental fold or draping of cloth attached to the shoulders of academic and ecclesiastical gowns.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hooded, hooding, hoods
definition: to provide or cover with a hood.
derivations: hoodless (adj.), hoodlike (adj.)
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