dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


11 definitions found
 for hood
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -hood \-hood\ [OE. hod, had, hed, hede, etc., person, rank,
     order, condition, AS. h[=a]d; akin to OS. h[=e]d, OHG. heit,
     G. -heit, D. -heid, Goth. haidus manner; cf. Skr. k[=e]tu
     brightness, cit to appear, be noticeable, notice. [root]217.
     Cf. -head.]
     A termination denoting state, condition, quality, character,
     totality, as in manhood, childhood, knighthood, brotherhood.
     Sometimes it is written, chiefly in obsolete words, in the
     form -head.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hood \Hood\, n. [OE. hood, hod, AS. h[=o]d; akin to D. hoed hat,
     G. hut, OHG. huot, also to E. hat, and prob. to E. heed.
     [root]13.]
     1. State; condition. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              How could thou ween, through that disguised hood
              To hide thy state from being understood? --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A covering or garment for the head or the head and
        shoulders, often attached to the body garment; especially:
        (a) A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which
            leaves only the face exposed.
        (b) A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers
            his head; a cowl. "All hoods make not monks." --Shak.
        (c) A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that
            may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.
        (d) An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or
            ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.
        (e) A covering for a horse's head.
        (f) (Falconry) A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See
            Illust. of Falcon.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Anything resembling a hood in form or use; as:
        (a) The top or head of a carriage.
        (b) A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant
            draught by turning with the wind.
        (c) A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper
            part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the
            flue.
        (d) The top of a pump.
        (e) (Ord.) A covering for a mortar.
        (f) (Bot.) The hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, as
            of monkshood; -- called also helmet. --Gray.
        (g) (Naut.) A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Shipbuilding) The endmost plank of a strake which reaches
        the stem or stern.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hood \Hood\ (h[oo^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Hooding.]
     1. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or
        hood-shaped appendage.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned. --Pope.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To cover; to hide; to blind.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              While grace is saying, I'll hood mine eyes
              Thus with my hat, and sigh and say, "Amen." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Hooding end (Shipbuilding), the end of a hood where it
        enters the rabbet in the stem post or stern post.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hoodlum \Hood"lum\, n.
     A young rowdy; a rough, lawless fellow; colloquially, called
     also hood. [Colloq. U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Just tell your hoodlum friends outside
           You ain't got time to take no ride. --Yakety-Yak (Song)
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hood \Hood\, n.
     1. [shortened from hoodlum.] Same as hoodlum. [Colloq.]
        [PJC]
  
     2. [shortened from neighborhood.] Same as neighborhood.
        [slang]
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bonnet \Bon"net\ (b[o^]n"n[e^]t), n. [OE. bonet, OF. bonet,
     bonete. F. bonnet fr. LL. bonneta, bonetum; orig. the name of
     a stuff, and of unknown origin.]
     1. A headdress for men and boys; a cap. [Obs.] --Milton.
        --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless
        woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              And plaids and bonnets waving high.   --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A covering for the head, worn by women, usually protecting
        more or less the back and sides of the head, but no part
        of the forehead. The shape of the bonnet varies greatly at
        different times; formerly the front part projected, and
        spread outward, like the mouth of a funnel.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Anything resembling a bonnet in shape or use; as,
        (a) (Fort.) A small defense work at a salient angle; or a
            part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part
            from enfilade fire.
        (b) A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as
            a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught
            of a chimney, etc.
        (c) A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to
            prevent escape of sparks.
        (d) A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its
            occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
        (e) In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the
            valve chambers.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     5. (Naut.) An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of
        a jib or foresail in moderate winds. --Hakluyt.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     6. The second stomach of a ruminating animal.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     7. An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices
        others to bet or to bid; a decoy. [Cant]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     8. (Automobiles) The metal cover or shield over the motor;
        predominantly British usage. In the U.S. it is called the
        hood. [Brit.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Bonnet limpet (Zool.), a name given, from their shape, to
        various species of shells (family Calyptr[ae]id[ae]).
  
     Bonnet monkey (Zool.), an East Indian monkey ({Macacus
        sinicus), with a tuft of hair on its head; the munga.
  
     Bonnet piece, a gold coin of the time of James V. of
        Scotland, the king's head on which wears a bonnet. --Sir
        W. Scott.
  
     To have a bee in the bonnet. See under Bee.
  
     Black bonnet. See under Black.
  
     Blue bonnet. See in the Vocabulary.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hood
      n 1: an aggressive and violent young criminal [syn: hood,
           hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie,
           strong-armer]
      2: a protective covering that is part of a plant [syn: hood,
         cap]
      3: (slang) a neighborhood
      4: a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens
         of a camera [syn: hood, lens hood]
      5: (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
      6: metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
         [syn: hood, exhaust hood]
      7: the folding roof of a carriage
      8: a headdress that protects the head and face
      9: protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers
         the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of
         new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to
         repair the plane's engine" [syn: hood, bonnet, cowl,
         cowling]
      10: (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a
          hood on the head or neck of an animal
      v 1: cover with a hood; "The bandits were hooded"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  225 Moby Thesaurus words for "hood":
     Mafioso, SOB, Young Turk, apply to, bad boy, bastard, battler,
     beast, beldam, belligerent, belted knight, berserk, berserker,
     bickerer, blade, blanket, block, bomber, bonnet, booger, boot,
     bravo, brawler, breech, bruiser, brute, buffoon, bugger, bully,
     bullyboy, canopy, cap, ceil, cloak, clothe, cloud, coat, coif,
     combatant, competitor, contender, contestant, cope, cork, cover,
     cover up, coverage, covering, covert, coverture, cowl, cowling,
     creep, crown, curtain, cutup, demon, devil, disputant, dome,
     dragon, drape, drapery, duelist, eclipse, elf, enfant terrible,
     enforcer, fart, fencer, feuder, fiend, fighter, fighting cock,
     film, fire-eater, firebrand, foilsman, frock, funmaker, fury,
     gamecock, gladiator, goon, gorilla, gown, guise, gun, gunsel,
     hanging, hardnose, hat, hatchet man, heel, hell-raiser, hellcat,
     hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hoodlum, hooligan, hothead,
     hotspur, housing, imp, incendiary, jacket, jerk, joker, jokester,
     jouster, killer, knave, knight, lay on, lay over, little devil,
     little monkey, little rascal, louse, mad dog, madcap, mantle, mask,
     meanie, militant, minx, mischief, mischief-maker, monster, mother,
     muffle, mug, mugger, muscle man, obduce, obscure, occult, overlay,
     overspread, pall, pill, pixie, plug-ugly, practical joker,
     prankster, puck, put on, quarreler, rapist, rapscallion, rascal,
     rat, revolutionary, rioter, rival, rodman, rogue, roof, roof in,
     rough, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur, savage, scamp,
     scapegrace, scrapper, screen, scuffler, scum, she-wolf, shelter,
     shield, shirt, shit, shithead, shitheel, shoe, shroud, sock,
     spitfire, spread over, squabbler, stinkard, stinker, stocking,
     stopper, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggler,
     superimpose, superpose, swashbuckler, sword, swordplayer,
     swordsman, termagant, terror, terrorist, thug, tiger, tigress,
     tilter, tip, top, torpedo, tough, tough guy, trigger man, turd,
     tussler, ugly customer, veil, vestment, violent, virago, vixen,
     wag, wild beast, witch, wolf, wrangler
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Hierarchical Object Oriented Design
  HOOD
  
      (HOOD) An architectural design method, primarily
     for Ada, leading to automated checking, documentation and
     source code generation.
  
     (2009-01-14)
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Hood
     (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.
     

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Hood -- U.S. County in Texas
     Population (2000):    41100
     Housing Units (2000): 19105
     Land area (2000):     421.610596 sq. miles (1091.966384 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    15.189512 sq. miles (39.340655 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    436.800108 sq. miles (1131.307039 sq. km)
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             32.432285 N, 97.796232 W
     Headwords:
      Hood
      Hood, TX
      Hood County
      Hood County, TX
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org