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hide



Pronunciation: (hīd), [key]
v., hid, hid•den or hid, hid•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to conceal from sight; prevent from being seen or discovered: Where did she hide her jewels?
2. to obstruct the view of; cover up: The sun was hidden by the clouds.
3. to conceal from knowledge or exposure; keep secret: to hide one's feelings.

v.i.
1. to conceal oneself; lie concealed: He hid in the closet.
2. hide out, to go into or remain in hiding: After breaking out of jail, he hid out in a deserted farmhouse.

n.
Brit.a place of concealment for hunting or observing wildlife; hunting blind.

hide



Pronunciation: (hīd), [key]
n., v., hid•ed, hid•ing.


n.
1. the pelt or skin of one of the larger animals (cow, horse, buffalo, etc.), raw or dressed.
2. Informal.
a. the skin of a human being: Get out of here or I'll tan your hide!
b. safety or welfare: He's only worried about his own hide.
3. Australia and New Zealand Informal.impertinence; impudence.
4. hide nor hair, a trace or evidence, as of something missing: They didn't find hide nor hair of the murder weapon. Also,hide or hair.

v.t.
1. Informal.to administer a beating to; thrash.
2. to protect (a rope, as a boltrope of a sail) with a covering of leather.

hide



Pronunciation: (hīd), [key]
n. Old Eng. Law.
a unit of land measurement varying from 60 to 120 acres (24 to 49 hectares) or more, depending upon local usage.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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