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 for Hiding
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.]
     [1913 Webster] hide-and-seek

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
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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.
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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 :

  Hiding \Hid"ing\, n.
     The act of hiding or concealing, or of withholding from view
     or knowledge; concealment.
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           There was the hiding of his power.       --Hab. iii. 4.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hiding \Hid"ing\, n.
     A flogging. [Colloq.] --Charles Reade.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the activity of keeping something secret [syn:
           concealment, concealing, hiding]
      2: the state of being hidden; "he went into hiding"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  130 Moby Thesaurus words for "hiding":
     Waterloo, asylum, beating, blanketing, blocking, blotting out,
     bolt-hole, burial, burying, cache, cementwork, cloaking, clouding,
     coating, collapse, concealedness, concealing, concealment,
     conquering, conquest, corner, cover, coverage, covering,
     covering up, covert, covertness, coverture, cranny, crash, cubby,
     cubbyhole, curtaining, dark corner, darkening, deathblow, debacle,
     deception, defeat, den, destruction, downfall, dressing-down,
     drubbing, dugout, eclipse, eclipsing, envelopment, enwrapment,
     enwrapping, failure, fall, foxhole, funk hole, hiddenness,
     hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding place, hole, incrustation,
     interment, invisibility, lair, lambasting, larruping, lathering,
     laying on, leathering, licking, mantling, masking, mastery,
     mystification, niche, nonrevealing, nook, obduction, obscuration,
     obscurement, obscuring, occultation, overcoming, overlaying,
     overspreading, overthrow, overturn, paddling, pargeting,
     plasterwork, putting away, quietus, recess, refuge, retreat, ruin,
     sanctuary, screening, secrecy, secret place, secretion, sheathing,
     shielding, shrouding, smash, stash, stuccowork, subdual, subduing,
     subjugation, subterfuge, superimposition, superposition, tanning,
     thrashing, trimming, trouncing, uncommunicativeness, undercovert,
     undisclosing, undoing, unrevealing, upholstering, upholstery,
     vanquishment, veiling, walloping, whaling, whipping, wrapping

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