- hoods used once.
- Bible Reference: Isaiah 3:23
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H6797 Used 1 time
HOOD. [Latin fraternitas.]
1. A covering for the head used by females, and deeper than a bonnet.
2. A covering for the head and shoulders used by monks; a cowl.
3. A covering for a hawk's head or eyes; used in falconry.
4. Any thing to be drawn over the head to cover it.
5. An ornamental fold that hangs down the back of a graduate to mark his degree.
6. A low wooden porch over the ladder which leads to the steerage of a ship; the upper part of a galley-chimney; the cover of a pump.
HOOD, verb transitive To dress in a hood or cowl; to put on a hood
The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned.
1. To cover; to blind.
I'll hood my eyes.
2. To cover.
And hood the flames.
HOOD'ED, participle passive Covered with a hood; blinded.
HOOD'MAN, blind, noun A play in which a person blinded is to catch another and tell his name; blindman's bluff.
HOOD'-WINK, verb transitive [hood and wink.] To blind by covering the eyes.
We will blind and hood-wink him.
1. To cover; to hide.
For the prize I'll bring thee to,
Shall hood-wink this mischance.
2. To deceive by external appearances of disguise; to impose on.
HOOD'-WINKED, participle passive Blinded; deceived.
HOOD'-WINKING, participle present tense Blinding the eyes; covering; hiding; deceiving.