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Put a hood on or over.
- ‘The men were hooded and handcuffed and taken to a former torture centre.’
- ‘He said the accused had also known she would recognise him so he added to her trauma by hooding himself, and to make sure he was not seen, had thrown a towel over her head.’
- ‘These sources say the prisoners there are hooded from the moment they are captured.’
- ‘In Camp Delta, this means shackling inmates for 20 hours a day, while hooding and beating them.’
- ‘Basically they kicked down his door, rifled through his things, hooded him, and dragged him away.’
- ‘From the moment they are captured, prisoners are hooded, shackled and accorded no rights whatsoever.’
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