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.