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- v. Present participle of hood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A covering.
- n. The strip of leather that connects the two parts of a flail.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
We haven't done it yet but I think robin hooding your buddy's arrow during a shoot would be great.
A 1978 ruling by the European Court of Human Rights found that "stress positions," "hooding," and sleep deprivation did not, in fact, constitute torture.
Following that stellar legal advice, then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, with Yoo's encouragement, officially approved "hooding," "exploitation of phobias," "stress positions," "deprivations of light and auditory stimuli" and the other horrors that the scandals of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo would burn into the legacy of the United States.
They banned the unnecessary "hooding" of detainees in February, before the scandalous photos from inside Abu Ghraib came to light.
As for "stress positions" allowed for a time by the Pentagon, such as hooding, sleep deprivation or exposure to heat and cold, they are psychological techniques designed to break a detainee, but light years away from actual torture.
On the other hand, I hoped we would get the same kind of hooding that the honorary doctorates received, but nope.
On December 2, 2002, Rumsfeld formally okayed coercive punishments such as "hooding," "stress positions," "exploitation of phobias," "deprivation of light and auditory stimuli" and other tactics long forbidden by the Army Field Manual, Mayer wrote.
As his doctoral advisor, I had the pleasure of 'hooding' Bill at Commencement.
It has heard that the troops used "conditioning" methods on Iraqi prisoners such as hooding, sleep deprivation and making them stand in painful stress positions with their knees bent and hands outstretched.
Iraqi prisoners such as hooding, sleep deprivation and making them stand in painful stress positions with their knees bent and hands outstretched.
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