What does the word hood mean?

Usage examples for hood

  1. She was somewhat advanced in years and plainly clad, wearing a faded shawl and worn hood. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  2. She kept her little hood upon her head. – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  3. After a minute Dr. Hood spoke. – Duffels by Edward Eggleston