hood hood  /ˈhʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an aggressive and violent young criminal
  2. (n) a protective covering that is part of a plant
  3. (n) (slang) a neighborhood
  4. (n) a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera
  5. (n) (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
  6. (n) metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
  7. (n) the folding roof of a carriage
  8. (n) a headdress that protects the head and face
  9. (n) protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
  10. (n) (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal
  11. (v) cover with a hood

Usage(s):

  • Great Britain's bumbling auto industry was so slow getting out of the garage that the House of Commons took a look under the hood.

News

  1. Fort Hood soldier accused of paying woman for sex - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A Fort Hood soldier is accused of paying a woman to have sex with him, the latest in a string of sexual misconduct cases that have beset the U.S. armed forces.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. Fort Hood soldier accused of paying woman for sex

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A Fort Hood soldier is accused of paying a woman to have sex with him, the latest in a string of sexual misconduct cases that have beset the U.S. armed forces.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Hood: Google pulls videos on evading prescriptions

    Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Google appears to be removing online videos that give instructions on how to buy drugs without a prescription. Hood threatened legal action against Google last ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Mr Obama added: "We cannot fully know what leads a man to do such a thing. But what we do know is that our thoughts are with every single one of the men and women who were injured at Fort Hood."
    on Nov 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "Well, first of all I want to thank everybody in my hood," Artest said in an ABC interview right after the game. "I definitely want to thank my doctors ...... my psychiatrist, she really helped me relax a lot."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The shootings at Fort Hood raise a number of troubling questions that demand complete but prompt answers," Mr. Gates told reporters. "All that is left for us to do is everything in our power to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the...
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: Wall Street Journal

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