Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of concealing; concealment: as, to remain in hiding.
- n. A flogging or thrashing.
- v. present participle of hide.
- n. uncountable A state of concealment.
- n. countable A place of concealment.
- n. colloquial, countable A beating or spanking.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of hiding or concealing, or of withholding from view or knowledge; concealment.
- n. colloq. A flogging.
- n. the activity of keeping something secret
- n. the state of being hidden
- See hide (Etymology 2) (Wiktionary)
“A still-in-production series with trades running into the double digits, Fables tells the story about the daily lives of the last surviving faerie tale heroes as they live in hiding from a man only know as The Adversary in the only place they could find refuge.”
“Anna Magnani is magnificent as the young widow protecting her lover, who is in hiding from the Germans.”
“Salman Rushdie is so much identified with seriousness — his choice of subjects, from Kashmir to Andalusia; his position as a literary negotiator of East and West; his decade and more of internal exile in hiding from the edict of a fanatical theocrat — that it can be easy to forget how humorous he is.”
“One has to wonder if there were more in hiding from the pervert in chief and his minions practicing the politics of personal destruction.”
“Bradford watched her, his expression hiding nothing, and Caroline started trembling again.”
“All that would be necessary to drive Crazy Shelly out of office and into hiding is to assign her Secret Service protection.”
“Huge caches of drugs and human trafficking cross the border in hiding places I could not even imagine.”
“On May 21, 1970, just a few weeks after the townhouse explosion and with the members of the Weathermen now in hiding, the newly formed Weather Underground issued its "Declaration of a State of War" against the American government.”
“Lyra's been abducted and placed in hiding by her mother, Ms. Coulter.”
“You heard that the White Witch just had Peter flayed alive, that Susan is to be hung, drawn and quartered, that Lucy is in hiding for fear of her life?”
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