Etymology
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-hood 
word-forming element meaning "state or condition of being," from Old English -had "condition, quality, position" (as in cildhad "childhood," preosthad "priesthood," werhad "manhood"), cognate with German -heit/-keit, Dutch -heid, Old Frisian and Old Saxon -hed, all from Proto-Germanic *haidus "manner, quality," literally "bright appearance," from PIE (s)kai- (1) "bright, shining" (Cognates: Sanskrit ketu "brightness, appearance"). Originally a free-standing word (see hade); in Modern English it survives only in this suffix.
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hood (v.)
c. 1200, "to put a hood on;" c. 1400, "to furnish with a hood," from hood (n.1). Related: Hooded; hooding.
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hooded (adj.)
mid-15c., past-participle adjective from hood (v.).
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hardihood (n.)

"quality or condition of being hardy," 1630s, from hardy + -hood.

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personhood (n.)

"quality or condition of being an individual person," 1878, from person + -hood.

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hud (n.)
"husk of a seed," late 14c., of uncertain origin; perhaps related to or a dialectal form of hood (n.1).
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adulthood (n.)
1850, from adult (adj.) + -hood. Adultness is attested from 1731.
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boyhood (n.)

"state of being a boy; the early period of a male's life," 1745, from boy + -hood.

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