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snood / snoōd/ • n. 1. an ornamental hairnet or fabric bag worn over the hair at the back of a woman's head. ∎ hist. a ribbon or band worn by unmarried women in Scotland to confine their hair. 2. a wide ring of knitted material worn as a hood or scarf. 3. a short line attaching a hook to a main line in sea fishing.

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