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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hood /ˈhʊd/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 罩; 套

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hood n.
 1. State; condition. [Obs.]
 How could thou ween, through that disguised hood
 To hide thy state from being understood?   --Spenser.
 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.
 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.
 4. Shipbuilding The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hood 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.
    The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned.   --Pope.
 2. To cover; to hide; to blind.
 While grace is saying, I'll hood mine eyes
 Thus with my hat, and sigh and say, “Amen.”   --Shak.
 Hooding end Shipbuilding, the end of a hood where it enters the rabbet in the stem post or stern post.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (slang) a neighborhood

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an aggressive and violent young criminal [syn: hoodlum, goon,
            punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer]
      2: metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or
         fumes [syn: exhaust hood]
      3: the folding roof of a carriage
      4: a headdress that protects the head and face
      5: 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: bonnet, cowl, cowling]
      v : cover with a hood; "The bandits were hooded"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (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.