Complete Definition of "snood"

English
wikipedia|snood (headgear)
Etymology
OE. snod|snÅd.

Pronunciation
IPA|/snuËd/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËd|-uËd

Noun
en-noun

  1. A band or ribbon for keeping the hair in place, including the hair-band formerly worn in Scotland and northern England by young unmarried women.
  2. A small hairnet or cap worn by women to keep their hair in place.

#*2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 264:
#*:serious girls with their hair in snoods entered numbers into logbooks [...].

  1. The flap of skin on the beak of a turkey.
  2. A short line of horsehair, gut, monofilament, etc., by which a fishhook is attached to a longer (and usually heavier) line; a snell.

See also
caruncle

Category:Fishing

Verb
en-verb

  1. To keep the hair in place with a snood.

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