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hood

 
 
pronunciation:
hUd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a covering for the head and neck, often attached to a coat, jacket, or robe.
 
definition 2: something that resembles such a covering, such as the parts of some flowers or the skin around the neck of a cobra snake.
definition 3: the metal lid that covers a car's engine.
The mechanic lifted the hood to check the oil.
derivations: hoodless (adj.), hoodlike (adj.)
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