Another definition of hood includes what the folks "over there
" call a bonnet
. It is the metal covering over the engine compartment
of an automobile
. When one wants to check their oil level, they "pop the hood" to access the dipstick
Additionally, the colloquial term hood, as noted in the first writeup above, is short for neighborhood.
Hoods can also be a head covering, usually attached to some other garment, such as a jacket or cloak. Not as stylish as a fez.