rufter hood


ruf·​ter hood
variants or less commonly rufter
plural -s
: a hood for a newly taken hawk

Word History


rufter probably from ruff entry 3

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rufter hood was in 1575

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“Rufter hood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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