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hood
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 19
1. State; condition.
2. A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
3. A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.
4. A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl.
7. A covering for a horse's head.
8. A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
11. A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.
12. A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.
13. The top of a pump.
14. A covering for a mortar.
15. A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
16. The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
17. The hood- shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; - called also helmet.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood- shaped appendage.
2. To cover; to hide; to blind.
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