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 Hoodlum (American slang)Hook, Hooks. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hoodman Blind.
 
Now called “Blindman’s Buff.”   1
       
“What devil was’t
       
That thus hath cozened you at hoodman blind?”
       
Shakespeare: Hamlet, iii. 4.
 


 Hoodlum (American slang)Hook, Hooks. 

 
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