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Meaning of hood

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an aggressive and violent young criminal [syn: {hood},
           {hoodlum}, {goon}, {punk}, {thug}, {tough}, {toughie},
      2: a protective covering that is part of a plant [syn: {hood},
      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},
      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"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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