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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I was a sneaky child, I hid behind the couch and watched the whole thing.
RED DEVILS: Carl and Andrew gave a new look a try-dent; WITCH WAY TO; VOTE: Maria is hoping she'll prove popular with viewers tonight; FACE ACHE: Nicholas Dorsett looks bleeding scary; NO PHILLINGS: Phillip had dodgy vampire teeth; CHENAI-EYE: Sultry Chenai hid behind a mask; GNAW-T PERFECT: Chico looks as scary as his singing
Jodie crouched behind the windows of her dark limo, GMTV presenter Kate looked like the bride of Frankenstein as she hid behind a huge veil and Corrie's Samia surrounded herself with a barricade of black umbrellas.
FIREFIGHTERS hid behind their engine when thugs bombarded them with bricks.
Instinctively we lay on the ground and hid behind cars".