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“I think the hide-out should be half mine since I discovered the cave,” she maintained.

He rode off feeling that Jean might not be such a bad partner to share his hide-out.

“Someone has been here in our hide-out,” he confided softly to Ticktock.

He would have to lead his parents to the hide-out and betray Timothy.

“I suppose you were looking for the hide-out,” he said hesitantly.

Occupied with such worrisome thoughts, he arrived at the hide-out.

Think he was fixin' up for a hide-out, in case he should need one?

I hope that poor fellow has some way of making a fire in his hide-out.

Bart set the lantern on the bench and approached the roustabout's hide-out.

If it hadn't been for him I'd probably died up there in that hide-out where he found me.

WORD ORIGIN

also hide-out, "a hiding place," 1885, American English, from hide (v.) + out. The phrase hide out "conceal (oneself) from the authorities" is attested from 1870, American English (in reference to Northern draft dodgers in the Civil War).

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