from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Given to hiding or concealment; secretive; furtive; clandestine; secret.
- n. A person or thing given to hiding itself.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Given to hiding; secretive; furtive; clandestine.
- n. A person or a thing that is in the habit of hiding itself.
From hidel + -ing or from a back-formation from hidelings (adv). (Wiktionary)
From hide + -ling. (Wiktionary)