Definition of hood mold in English:

hood mold

(also hood molding)

noun

Architecture
  • another term for dripstone
    • ‘A weathered stone just above the centre of the hood mould has the carved remains of a figure with hands on hips.’
    • ‘Over the front door is a semi-circular fanlight surrounded by a projecting hood mould with decoration.’
    • ‘Segmental arch hood moldings frame both the windows and the entrances of the house.’
    • ‘Its rather austere red brick facade is accented by limestone lintels and hood molds above the windows.’
    • ‘There is a great variety of detail in such features as entrances, hood molds, cornices and porches.’