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hide1 [hīd]
vt.
hid, hidden or hid, hiding [ME hiden < OE hydan < IE * (s)keudh- (> Gr keuthein, to hide) < base * (s)keu-, to cover > HIDE2, SKY, L cutis, skin]
1. to put or keep out of sight; secrete; conceal
2. to conceal from the knowledge of others; keep secret [to hide one's identity]
3. to keep from being seen by covering up, obscuring, etc. [fog hid the road]
4. to turn away [to hide one's head in shame]
vi.
1. to be or lie out of sight or concealed
2. to keep oneself out of sight; conceal oneself
n.
Brit. a place of concealment for an observer of wildlife, hunter, etc.
SYN.- SKIN
hider
n.
SYN.- HIDE1, the general word, refers to the putting of something in a place where it will not easily be seen or found [the toy was hidden deep in the chest ]; CONCEAL, a somewhat formal equivalent for HIDE1, more often connotes intent [to conceal one's face, motives, etc.; ] SECRETE and CACHE suggest a careful hiding in a secret place [they secreted, or cached, the loot in the cellar ], but CACHE now often refers merely to a storing for safekeeping [let's cache our supplies in the cave ]; BURY implies a covering for, or as if for, concealment [to bury treasure, they were buried in the landslide ] –ANT. REVEAL1, EXPOSE
hide2 [hīd]
n.
[ME < OE hid, akin to Ger haut < IE * (s)keut- (> L cutis, skin, Gr kytos, hollow container) < base * (s)keu-: see HIDE1]
1. an animal skin or pelt, either raw or tanned
2. Informal the skin of a person
vt.
hided, hiding
Informal to beat severely; flog
to beat severely; flog
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neither hide nor hair
nothing whatsoever
hide3 [hīd]
n.
[ME < OE higid < base of hiwan, household (akin to OHG hīwo, a husband, master of a household) < IE * k̑eiwo- (> L civis, citizen) < base * k̑ei-, to lie, camp > HOME, Gr koitos, bed, sleep]
an old English unit of land measure varying from 60 to 120 acres (24 to 49 hectares)

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