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  • n. Plural form of hiding.

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Examples

  • Obama, Sarkozy and Brown accused Iran of intentionally hidings its nuclear facilities from the International Atomic Energy Agency.

    Morning Buzz: One on one with Bill Clinton

  • She thought of childhood and necessary hidings and knees pulled up to chin.

    Peggy Guggenheim Visits Picasso's Bathroom

  • While officers are allowed by law to use force, and do so, in my experience they are too wise to dish out hidings for fun.

    Hang On A Minute…….. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • What spectral genius in the term, that curious part of childhood that sees through the rhymes and nonsense words, past the hidings and seekings and pretendings to something old and dank, some medieval awe, he thought, or earlier, even, that crawls beneath the midnight skin.

    Underworld

  • So she escaped: but, as I said, a sadness hung upon her all her life; and the skirt of that dark mantle fell upon the young girl who had been the partner of her wanderings and hidings among the lonely hills; and who, after she was married, gave herself utterly up to God.

    Westward Ho!

  • There has been strong reaction against a proposed law to ban all corporal punishment of children, including hidings from their parents.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ornate wood with brightlocks and hinges, secret panels, and the conferred aura of ritual specialness that rubbed off from countless hidings-away of found objects that became firmly mine only at that moment.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Many of the children's parents showed up and took their children out of the group and gave them hidings.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • The Costs for crossrail dropped because of design changes, not massive hidings in the budget, building a station a lot closer to the ground will save massive amounts.

    Woolwich Crossrail overspend to be paid for by local business tax

  • "They have also enabled Beijing to execute extensive disinformation and perception - management operations, which are critical to a communist regime intent on hidings its extensive military buildup, its repressive nature, its territorial ambitions, and its targeting of the United States."

    CNN Transcript Sep 19, 2006

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