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hide (n)or hair

No sign or sight of something or someone. I haven't seen hide nor hair of our neighbor in weeks—I hope he's OK! Can you go check outside for the cat? I haven't seen hide or hair of her in hours.
See also: hair, hide

*(neither) hide nor hair

Cliché no sign or indication of someone or something. (*Typically: find ~; see ~.) We could find neither hide nor hair of him. I don't know where he is. There has been no one here. We found neither hide nor hair.
See also: hair, hide, nor

hide nor hair

A trace; a vestige: haven't seen hide nor hair of them since the argument.
See also: hair, hide, nor
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Sometimes, it is painful for a person to hear from a friend she hasn't seen hide nor hair of in quite some time.
Night Visions'': This horror anthology series was originally announced for the network's fall schedule, but no one's seen hide nor hair of it since.
Since the triumphal detection of the neutrinos, however, astronomers have seen neither hide nor hair of the neutron star.
The one she's so close to we've never heard hide nor hair of him before now.
Johnno, with the season only days away, admitted he hasn't heard hide nor hair from Welsh rugby's golden star for more than a year.
I haven't seen hide nor hair of him for months so I'm losing 50% daylight.
Scores of fans of the star made their way to the Sir Thomas in hope of catching a glimpse of their idol but did not see hide nor hair of him.
This report will probably go to Europe and, like most of these things, we will not see hide nor hair of it for a considerable time,' he said.
We didn't see hide nor hair of them,'' said Dan Bader, manager of Sea Landing in Santa Barbara.