- (transitive) To remove the hood from.
1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, printed at London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821:, 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.