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a violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang
  • when a gang of hoods started hanging out in front of the store, customers went elsewhere

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something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • counterfeiters conducting their affairs under a hood of secrecy

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The first known use of hood was before the 12th century

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“Hood.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hooded. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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