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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.
References in classic literature ?
To cap it all, Wickson's hunting lodge was a quarter of a mile from my hiding-place.
In another moment she had run down the steps, and had rushed into the carriage as if it was a hiding-place.
It was evening when I arrived, and I retired to a hiding-place among the fields that surround it to meditate in what manner I should apply to you.
As soon as the soldiers had all gone home, Chee-Chee brought the Doctor and his animals out of the hiding-place and they set off for the Land of the Monkeys.