Snood

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snood

1. The fillet which binds the hair of a young unmarried woman, and is emblematic of her maiden character. And seldom was a snood amid Such wild, luxuriant ringlets hid. (Sir W. Scott)

2. A short line (often of horsehair) connecting a fishing line with the hook; a snell; a leader.

Origin: AS. Snd. Cf. Snare.