• WordNet 3.6
    • n HUD the United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hud A huck or hull, as of a nut.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hud The shell or hull of a nut.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Hood a covering


In literature:

Muttering hymns, monks hudded together round the altars, as if to exorcise the land of a demon.
"Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I took a moment to conjure a HUD with his Whuffie score on it.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Miss Hud-delle, please run next door, and ask Mr. Valma to step this way for a moment.
"The Gay Lord Quex" by Arthur W. Pinero
Such a strident chorus of "Get-daps," "Geh-langs," "Hud-dups!
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
Hud saeaet hi sin spooren?
"The Ethnology of the British Islands" by Robert Gordon Latham
Modd nad gwiw, lliw lleuad rhianedd, Nam gwedd hud garedd, nam hoed girad.
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
Now the red radar lock on his HUD was flashing.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
I bought her a muff and stole of Hud.
"The Diamond Pin" by Carolyn Wells
Tom gave an expressive "Hud up," and rolled away into the moonlight.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 68, June, 1863" by Various
By that means they could shut in all our troops 'twixt the Hud-son and the Hack-en-sack.
"The Life of George Washington" by Josephine Pollard
The shrines of Kabr Salih and Kabr Hud are looked on as specially sacred, and are visited by numbers of pilgrims.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various

In news:

NEW VIEWS Section 2 of the High Line, the elevated park near the Hud son River, is to open in June.
Many of the houses that McReath sold were financed with HUD loans, according to the indictment.
HUD Secretary Announces Foreclosure Protection for Displaced NY Storm Victims.
HUD 's Shady St Paul Dealings.
Yes for Unification to host luncheon with Indiana's HUD director.
HUD , VA Team Seeks to End Vet Homelessness by 2015.
Check out the newest HUD homes on the market.
The city will receive more than $45-million in disaster relief funds from HUD as it continues to recover and rebuild from last year's killer tornado that claimed 161 lives.
HUD news release WSLS-TV 10 Published: October 09, 2012.
HUD gives Norwich $245,565 grant to help senior citizens, disabled residents Southeastern Connecticut News, Sports, Weather and Video The Day newspaper.
HUD Service funds released.
Housing Authority earns high performer HUD designation.
PEDP Used 'Smoke & Mirrors' When Reporting To HUD .
HUD Deputy Secretary Joins Capital Region Mayors In Housing Roundtable.

In science:

This was controversial (Hud son et al. 1995), and with modern data we now understand that flares and energetic CMEs are, in fact, intimately related and may have comparable energy content (Emslie et al. 2004a , 2005) in major events.
High-Energy Aspects of Solar Flares: Overview of the Volume
Kaiser et al. (1995) and Luppino & Kaiser (1997) presented a perturbative approach for correcting the observed image ellipticities for PSF effects, with additional modi fications made by Hoekstra et al. (1998) and Hud son et al. (1998).
Weak Gravitational Lensing