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hooding
 n.— «A Macomb County couple claims police stormed in their home, handcuffed them and put pillowcases over their heads, a practice called “hooding,” but many questions remain including who exactly the alleged victims are.» —“Couple Claims Police Practiced ‘Hooding’” ClickOnDetroit.com (Detroit, Mich.) Jan. 31, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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