Meaning of hooded top

hood'ed top'

Pronunciation: [key]
— Eng. Furniture. Eng. Furniture.
  1. a top to a secretary, chest, etc., following in outline a single- or double-curved pediment on the front of the piece. Cf. bonnet top, dome top.
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