Meaning of unhood in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈhʊd/


[with object]
  • Remove the hood from (an animal or person)

    ‘he unhooded the horse’
    • ‘after a few days I allowed her to sit unhooded’
    • ‘She spat and thrashed like a cat, and Darrow unhooded the creature as my men held it.’
    • ‘He resembles a small hawk or falcon who has just been unhooded: rapt, sharp-featured, luminously alive to the moment.’
    • ‘I half turned back, searching his now unhooded face.’
    • ‘The falcon, although unhooded, perches, docile and still on the edge of a table.’
    • ‘The unhooded angel turned so that his face and hers were close.’