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hide

verb abdere, abscond, abscondere, be clandessine, become indiscernible, become unapparent, bury, cache, camouflage, celare, cloak, closet, cloud, conceal, conceal from knowledge, conceal from sight, cover, cover up, curtain, deceive, disguise, dissemble, eclipse, enshroud, envelop, fail to reveal, harbor, hush up, keep out of sight, keep out of view, keep secret, keep to oneself, keep under cover, mask, obscure, protect, put out of sight, render invisible, screen, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shelter, shield, shroud, smuggle, store, stow away, suppress, veil, withhold, wrap
Associated concepts: hide assets, hide behind the law, hide fraud, terrorist cells
See also: abscond, blind, camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, disguise, elude, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, flee, guard, harbor, hedge, hoard, lurk, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, reserve, screen, seclude, shroud, withhold

HIDE, measures. In England, a hide of land, according to some ancient manuscripts, contained one hundred and twenty acres. Co. Litt. 5; Plowd. 167; Touchst. 93.

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Father Wolf waited till his cubs could run a little, and then on the night of the Pack Meeting took them and Mowgli and Mother Wolf to the Council Rock--a hilltop covered with stones and boulders where a hundred wolves could hide.
Now Sheeta, the panther, was one of whom Tarzan was exceptionally glad to fall in with, for he had it in mind not only to utilize the great cat's strong gut for his bow, but also to fashion a new quiver and loin-cloth from pieces of his hide.
Fastened against the hides were many pairs of Wieroo wings, mounted so that they resembled long, black shields.
But answer me only jest this one more -- now DON'T git mad; didn't you have it in your mind to hook the money and hide it?
The dumpling had been peeled off Tom Kitten, and made separately into a bag pudding, with currants in it to hide the smuts.
At the same time he told her what, driven by the fierce rage of jealousy, he had said to Anselmo, and how he had arranged to hide himself in the closet that he might there see plainly how little she preserved her fidelity to him; and he entreated her pardon for this madness, and her advice as to how to repair it, and escape safely from the intricate labyrinth in which his imprudence had involved him.
Then he dragged the dead body into the bushes, and took off the horse's hide and put it upon himself.
So we may suspect with good reason that Mombi aided him to hide the girl Ozma, who was the real heir to the throne of the Emerald City, and a constant danger to the usurper.
Her harness, all new and wrought for the occasion was of the white hide of the great white apes of Barsoom, hung heavily with platinum and diamonds--fairly encrusted with them.
Instead he drew a dingy, ragged dress from the bundle beneath the thwart and in this disguised himself as an old woman, drawing a cotton wimple low over his head and forehead to hide his short hair.
As he was a long way from home, and the pot was very big and heavy, he decided to hide it until morning and then get one of his sons to go with him and help him carry it.
The pinch of the question is--why, after having provided the substitute dress, does she hide the smeared nightgown, instead of destroying it?