[hoo d-id] /ˈhʊd ɪd/
having, or covered with, a :
a hooded jacket.
having the shape of a hood; hood-shaped.
Zoology. having on the head a hoodlike formation, crest, arrangement of colors, or the like.
[hoo d] /hʊd/
a soft or flexible covering for the head and neck, either separate or attached to a cloak, coat, or the like.
something resembling or suggesting such a covering, especially in shape, as certain petals or sepals.
the hinged, movable part of an automobile body covering the engine.
British. the roof of a carriage.
a metal cover or canopy for a stove, ventilator, etc.
Falconry. a cover for the entire head of a hawk, used when the bird is not in pursuit of game.
an ornamental ruffle or fold on the back of the shoulders of an academic gown, jurist’s robe, etc.
a crest or band of color on the head of certain birds and animals.
verb (used with object)
to furnish with a hood.
to cover with or as if with a hood.
covered with, having, or shaped like a hood
(of eyes) having heavy eyelids that appear to be half closed
a loose head covering either attached to a cloak or coat or made as a separate garment
something resembling this in shape or use
the US and Canadian name for bonnet (sense 3)
the folding roof of a convertible car
a hoodlike garment worn over an academic gown, indicating its wearer’s degree and university
(falconry) a close-fitting cover, placed over the head and eyes of a falcon to keep it quiet when not hunting
(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
(transitive) to cover or provide with or as if with a hood
(slang) short for hoodlum (sense 1)
Robin, See Robin Hood
Samuel, 1st Viscount. 1724–1816, British admiral. He fought successfully against the French during the American Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars
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)
“covering,” Old English hod “hood,” from Proto-Germanic *hodaz (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian hod “hood,” Middle Dutch hoet, Dutch hoed “hat,” Old High German huot “helmet, hat,” German Hut “hat,” Old Frisian hode “guard, protection”), from PIE *kadh- “cover” (see hat).
Modern spelling is early 1400s to indicate a “long” vowel, which is no longer pronounced as such. Meaning “removable cover for an automobile engine” attested by 1905. Little Red Riding Hood (1729) translates Charles Perrault’s Petit Chaperon Rouge (“Contes du Temps Passé” 1697).
“gangster,” 1930, American English, shortened form of hoodlum.
shortened form of neighborhood, by 1987, U.S. black slang.
“to put a hood on,” c.1200, from hood (n.1). Related: Hooded; hooding.
: has been in the hood hierarchy for decades
hoodlum: those St Louis hoods/ the procession of hoods on the witness stand (1930+)
Neighborhood •First associated with black Los Angeles neighborhoods: Who know the defendant from the ‘hood. It’s part of the job (mid1980s+)
(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.
noun 1. a large seal, Cystophora cristata, the male of which has a large, distensible, hoodlike sac on the head. noun 1. a large greyish earless seal, Cystophora cristata, of the N Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, having an inflatable hoodlike sac over the nasal region Also called bladdernose
noun 1. a European crow, Corvus corone cornix, having a gray body and black head, wings, and tail. noun 1. a subspecies of the carrion crow, Corvus corone cornix, that has a grey body and black head, wings, and tail Also called (Scot) hoodie (ˈhʊdɪ), hoodie crow
noun, English Furniture. 1. a top to a secretary, chest, etc., following in outline a single- or double-curved pediment on the front of the piece.
noun 1. a wood warbler, Wilsonia citrina, of the U.S., olive-green above, yellow below, and having a black head and throat with a yellow face.