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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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Sometimes, it is painful for a person to hear from a friend she hasn't seen hide nor hair of in quite some time.
Since the triumphal detection of the neutrinos, however, astronomers have seen neither hide nor hair of the neutron star.
"We haven't seen hide nor hair" of the spending, he said.
The one she's so close to we've never heard hide nor hair of him before now.
Johnno, with the season only days away, admitted he hasn't heard hide nor hair from Welsh rugby's golden star for more than a year.
I haven't seen hide nor hair of him for months so I'm losing 50% daylight.
Scores of fans of the star made their way to the Sir Thomas in hope of catching a glimpse of their idol but did not see hide nor hair of him.