Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Hooded seal, under hooded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The hooded or bladder-nosed seal, Cystophora cristata. See cut under Cystophorinæ.
  • n. A close head-dress worn by women in the reign of Henry VIII. It was a close cap or bonnet covering the sides of the face.

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Examples

  • She's gone, extinguished -- there she is, under the penitent's hoodcap with eyeholes, before the faggots! and that's what she has married!

    Celt and Saxon — Complete

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