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Meaning of HOODED

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hood"ed\, a.
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. (Zo["o]l.)
   (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

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