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hidey–hole

noun hid·ey–hole \ˈhī-dē-ˌhōl\

Definition of hidey–hole



Variants of hidey–hole

or hidy–hole play \ˈhī-dē-ˌhōl\

Origin of hidey–hole

alteration of earlier hiding-hole


First Known Use: 1817


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