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1. A bag typically made of net fabric that is worn at the back of the head to keep hair in place.
2. A wide, loose, tubular scarf.
3. A headband or fillet.
4. A fleshy wrinkled fold of skin that hangs down over a turkey's beak.
tr.v. snood·ed, snood·ing, snoods
To hold (the hair) in place with a snood.
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a pouchlike hat, often of net, loosely holding a woman's hair at the back
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a headband, esp one formerly worn by young unmarried women in Scotland
3. (Veterinary Science) vet science a long fleshy appendage that hangs over the upper beak of turkeys
(Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to hold (the hair) in a snood
[Old English snōd; of obscure origin]
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1. the distinctive headband formerly worn by young unmarried women in Scotland and N England.
2. a headband for the hair.
3. a netlike hat or part of a hat or fabric that holds or covers the back of a woman's hair.
[before 900; Old English snōd]
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Past participle: snooded
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|Noun||1.||snood - an ornamental net in the shape of a bag that confines a woman's hair; pins or ties at the back of the head|
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