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  • v. Present participle of unhood.


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  • You could feel a sense of character emerge from each rough unhooding, a life inside the eyes, a textured set of experiences, and an understanding seemed to travel through the audience, conveyed row by row in that mysterious telemetry of crowds.


  • The nuances of hooding and unhooding the crystals, of riding and sideslipping wind currents, and of avoiding downdrafts and lightfalls that could change the mo - mentum and responsiveness of an airship in an instant were not easily mastered.

    Ilse Witch

  • Hooding and unhooding the crystals determined the amount of thrust and direction the airship took.

    Ilse Witch

  • He reacted instantly this time, drawing down power from the light sheaths and unhooding the diapson crystals.

    Ilse Witch

  • Later, he would operate the controls and rudders, drawing down power from the light sheaths or unhooding the crystals or tightening the radian draws.

    Ilse Witch

  • When I talked to you about the structure of the external generative organs, I mentioned the clitoris and explained that sometimes the prepuce or foreskin is bound down, or is too tight, so that the natural secretions are retained under it and produce an irritation; that the operation for the unhooding of the clitoris is very similiar to that of circumcision in the male and is performed for similar causes.

    Herself Talks with Women Concerning Themselves

  • Then Blanche, in order to obtain issue, began to hunt the fawns and stags, leaping the ditches, galloping upon her mare over valleys and mountain, through the woods and the fields, taking great delight in watching the falcons fly, in unhooding them and while hunting always carried them gracefully upon her little wrist, which was what the seneschal had desired.

    Droll Stories — Volume 1

  • a few ruffed grouse, and, quick as thought, unhooding his eagle, he started him off in chase, then sprang on his onager and followed at full gallop.

    Swiss Family Robinson


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