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river +‎ -hood


riverhood (uncountable)

  1. (nonce word) The quality or state of being a river.
    • Hugh Miller
      The dull mound now cuts off the sportive infancy of the Stour from its sorely-tasked term of useful riverhood.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for riverhood in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)