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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ornamental net in the shape of a bag that confines a woman's hair.

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  • To each line were fastened eight or ten snoods: a snood is a short line with a hook at the end.
  • A piece of scarlet embroidered cloth, called the snood, confined her hair, which fell over it in a profusion of rich dark curls.
  • Another popular style of the 30s and 40s was the snood, which is sort of like a hammock for your hair worn at the back of your neck.
  • Stennie, I like the "snood" line, too, and the "Sisters" number as performed by both the boys and the girls. for more
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