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[uhn-hoo d]
verb (used with object)
  1. to divest of a hood or covering.
  2. to remove from (a hawk) the hood used to blind it.
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Origin of unhood

First recorded in 1565–75; un-2 + hood1
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Examples from the Web for unhood

Historical Examples

  • Off with the young falcons: wait till the first sees him; now unhood the second.

    The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6

    E. Rameur

  • Thus, in Lathams Falconry , to hood is the term used for the blinding, to unhood for the unblinding.

    Folk-lore of Shakespeare

    Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer