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hide

(hīd)
n.
The skin of an animal, especially the thick tough skin or pelt of a large animal.

hide

raw or dressed skin of cattle, sheep or horse as removed at abattoir.

hide flayer
handheld vibrating instrument for separating hide from carcass at the points where a knife would normally be used.
hide puller
abattoir implement for pulling hides from carcasses at places where the hide pulls easily.
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I know that my professional and personal relationships improve when I am honest about what I think and how I live, instead of hiding behind my exaggerated sense of self, my desire to have all the answers or my need to prove my worth and rack up points with my colleagues.
Other areas targeted include St John's Road, and Westmorland Road, where youths have been hiding behind the cemetery wall before jumping out and throwing the bricks and stones.
The new building is conceived as a production house for drama, with company activities brought out from hiding behind the stage.
Overall the contributions appear more realistic yet paradoxically in many cases the lead male comes across acrimoniously nasty hiding behind the veneer of keeping women safe from themselves.
GARDAI must stop hiding behind bus stops and hedges to catch speeding motorists, a top cop warned yesterday.
The company was hiding behind a post office box and did not give me a real contact phone number or address.
Trixie is somewhat of a wallflower, shy and hiding behind her more vivacious friend Jazzy, watching the world go by, including a most-attractive guy named Gavin.
It's possible, although not likely, that a moon might have been hiding behind Sedna or was passing directly in front of it, so that it wouldn't have been apparent during the Hubble observations, says study collaborator David Rabinowitz of Yale University in New Haven, Conn.
Sir, - Why is it that singers performing in concerts and particularly on television, nearly all seem to be hiding behind large microphones, and in some cases (as with Elton John) actually almost devouring them.
There is no artifice, no hiding behind a character, no hiding behind a costume.