hidlings

adverb
hid·​lings | \ ˈhidlə̇nz, -liŋz \
variants: or hidlins \ -​lə̇nz \

Definition of hidlings

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: in a clandestine manner : secretly usually used with in

hidlings

adjective
\ " \
variants: or hidlins \ " \

Definition of hidlings (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

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History and Etymology for hidlings

Adverb

Middle English hidlinges, from hid (past participle of hiden to hide) + -linges -lings

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“Hidlings.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hidlings. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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