unhood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ hood.

Verb[edit]

unhood (third-person singular simple present unhoods, present participle unhooding, simple past and past participle unhooded)

  1. (transitive) To remove the hood from.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      there were some people found who tooke pleasure to unhood the end of their yard, and to cut off the fore-skinne after the manner of the Mahometans and Jewes [].
    • 2002, Stephen Stuebner, Cool North Wind: Morley Nelson's Life with Birds of Prey (p.109)
      He unhooded the falcon, and she snapped her brown and white head around, sizing up the surroundings.