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Brit a place of concealment, usually disguised to appear as part of the natural environment, used by hunters, birdwatchers, etc.

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the skin of an animal, esp the tough thick skin of a large mammal, either tanned or raw

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an obsolete Brit unit of land measure, varying in magnitude from about 60 to 120 acres

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a communal land allotment in England in the early Middle Ages. It was tilled by members of the so-called extended family. The most common size of the hide was 120 acres of plowable land. As a result of the fragmentation of peasant agriculture and the impoverishment of the ceorls during the development of feudalism, by the tenth century the virgate (one-fourth of a hide) became the land allotment for many peasants. Eventually, the hide became a unit of land measurement.

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A raw or dressed pelt, especially from a large, adult animal such as a cow.
(vertebrate zoology)
Outer covering of an animal.

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In daily life we hide from things that we don’t want to deal with or we hide from danger. As children we played the game of “hide and go seek, ”while as adults we enjoy “chase and discovery.” The emotional tone of your dream will reveal its meaning. If you are hiding out of danger, then you should consider those things in your life that propose a threat to you. They could be internal forces or environmental conditions. Generally, we attempt to hide our own negativity and mistakes. This dream may call for an honest reflection on personal characteristics and an evaluation of how much fear influences our lives and decision-making.
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I am very keen indeed to put out much more practical, down-to-earth, plain English guidance so people can never again have the excuse of hiding behind data protection.
Sadly, Tenet's Board has not acted with the sense of urgency required by this situation," Pearce said, "The Board's December 11, 2002 reply to my letter is an incredibly weak non-answer, hiding behind the tired old excuse that the board will be discussing these issues "at our meetings in the very near future.
We caught him on the freeway hiding behind the ivy,'' said LAPD Deputy Chief Ron Bergmann.
representing Dauphin Technology in the lawsuit stated, "Dauphin will pursue all avenues to protect its interests and the reputations of its officers and directors defamed by such postings, as well as, to collect damages against those anonymous posters hiding behind the veil of the Internet.
They managed to corral Trujillo until deputies arrived, and Hernandez was found nearby, hiding behind some trash cans, the lieutenant said.
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An unidentified 17-year-old was found hiding behind a curtain - by a police dog that bit him.
Campbell continued, "Given the frequency with which Asensio attacks the Company -- at times using his own name and sometimes hiding behind various aliases -- the near complete absence of even the most basic information about Solv-Ex in his document production is something that Asensio would understandably seek to hide.
Lyle has accused the Ryder Cup captain of being a "drama queen hiding behind his manager" after Lyle brought up the "cheating" controversy surrounding his fellow Scot four years ago in Indonesia.
By the '40s, the paparazzi had caught numerous stars hiding behind dark shades, including Joan Crawford, who reflected the popular trend to the frame with small oval lenses that remains a classic favorite with the Armani crowd.