"hiding" Definition

  1. a thrashing. Webster gives this word, but not its root, HIDE, to beat, to flay by whipping. Most likely from the part attacked. The threat of thrashing is sometimes conveyed thus:—“I’ll tan (or dress) your HIDE.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1641 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: higgledy-piggledy, high and dry, high church, high jinks, high-flier, high-fly, high-flyer, high-lows, high-strikes, highfalutin’
Previous words in the dictionary: herring-pond, hen-pecked, hen and chickens, hempen cravat, helter-skelter, hell and tommy, hell, heigh-ho!, heel-tap, hedge-popping

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