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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hooded \Hood"ed\, adjective

1. Covered with a hood.

2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood.

3. Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip.

4. (Zool.) (a) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. (b) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake.

{Hooded crow}, a European crow (Corvus cornix); -- called also {hoody}, {dun crow}, and {royston crow}.

{Hooded gull}, the European black-headed pewit or gull.

{Hooded merganser}. See {Merganser}.

{Hooded seal}, a large North Atlantic seal ({Cystophora cristata}). The male has a large, inflatible, hoodlike sac upon the head. Called also {hoodcap}.

{Hooded sheldrake}, the hooded merganser. See {Merganser}.

{Hooded snake}. See {Cobra de capello}, {Asp}, {Haje}, etc.

{Hooded warbler}, a small American warbler ({Sylvania mitrata}).

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hood \Hood\ (h[oo^]d), verb (used with an object) [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.


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