One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating a type of cape with a hood, especially one which is red and often short or mid-length.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Martin Tupper (1810–1889), poet and writer. From the name of the character Red Riding Hood in the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood.
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