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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hide \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hided; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Hiding.]
   To flog; to whip. [Prov. Eng. & Low, U. S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hide \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Hid (h[i^]d); p. p.
   Hidden (h[i^]d"d'n), Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding
   (h[imac]d"[i^]ng).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. h[=y]dan; akin to
   Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E.
   hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.]
   1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to
      secrete.
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            A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
                                                  --Matt. v. 15.
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            If circumstances lead me, I will find
            Where truth is hid.                   --Shak.
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   2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain
      from avowing or confessing.
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            Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.
                                                  --Pope.
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   3. To remove from danger; to shelter.
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            In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his
            pavilion.                             --Ps. xxvi. 5.
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   To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be
      safe; to secure protection. "A prudent man foreseeth the
      evil, and hideth himself." --Prov. xxii. 3.

   To hide the face, to withdraw favor. "Thou didst hide thy
      face, and I was troubled." --Ps. xxx. 7.

   To hide the face from.
      (a) To overlook; to pardon. "Hide thy face from my sins."
          --Ps. li. 9.
      (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.

   Syn: To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak;
        mask; veil. See Conceal.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hide \Hide\, v. i.
   To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be
   withdrawn from sight or observation.
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         Bred to disguise, in public 'tis you hide. --Pope.
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   Hide and seek, a play of children, in which some hide
      themselves, and others seek them. --Swift.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hide \Hide\, n. [AS. h[imac]d, earlier h[imac]ged; prob. orig.,
   land enough to support a family; cf. AS. h[imac]wan,
   h[imac]gan, members of a household, and E. hind a peasant.]
   (O. Eng. Law.)
   (a) An abode or dwelling.
   (b) A measure of land, common in Domesday Book and old
       English charters, the quantity of which is not well
       ascertained, but has been differently estimated at 80,
       100, and 120 acres. [Written also hyde.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hide \Hide\, n. [OE. hide, hude, AS. h[=y]d; akin to D. huid,
   OHG. h[=u]t, G. haut, Icel. h[=u][eth], Dan. & Sw. hud, L.
   cutis, Gr. ky`tos; and cf. Gr. sky`tos skin, hide, L. scutum
   shield, and E. sky. [root]13.]
   1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; -- generally
      applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic
      animals, as oxen, horses, etc.
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   2. The human skin; -- so called in contempt.
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            O tiger's heart, wrapped in a woman's hide! --Shak.
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