snood


1snood

noun \ˈsnüd\

Definition of SNOOD

1
a Scottish :  a fillet or band for a woman's hair
b :  a net or fabric bag pinned or tied on at the back of a woman's head for holding the hair
2
:  snell

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Origin of SNOOD

Middle English *snod, from Old English snōd
First Known Use: before 12th century

2snood

transitive verb

Definition of SNOOD

:  to secure with a snood

First Known Use of SNOOD

1714

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