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hides

n. drums. (see also skins.) They say his hides are worth about 4,000 clams.
See also: hide
References in classic literature ?
Anxiously as he tried to hide it, the change produced in his look and manner by the new feeling awakened in him was not a change which could be concealed from Mrs.
He had only time to hide in the inner room, which was separated from the dressing-room by a curtain.
The baby was pushing his way between the cubs to get close to the warm hide.
A sheath and handle for his hunting-knife he fashioned, and a quiver for arrows, and from the hide of Bara a belt and loin-cloth.
Hides of leopard and tiger predominated, apparently because of their more beautiful markings, and decorative skulls became more and more numerous.
Well, you just own up, first, that you DID hide that money there, intending to give me the slip one of these days, and come back and dig it up, and have it all to yourself.
If 'twas mine I wouldn't hide it; I'd spend it and have a good time.
If we were to hide ourselves in that, no one could find us.
When he saw that his mother was going to bake, he determined to hide.
Even did she know her," returned Lothario, "I would hide nothing, for when a lover praises his lady's beauty, and charges her with cruelty, he casts no imputation upon her fair name; at any rate, all I can say is that yesterday I made a sonnet on the ingratitude of this Chloris, which goes thus:
His sword leaped forth from beneath the horse's hide with the speed born of long practice, and before Robin had come to guard, the other had smitten at him full and foul.
I would hide my person in the same way, were it not that daily I have to attend the office where I have to be constantly on my guard against my fellows.
The property intended to be hidden is then laid in, after having been well aired: a hide is spread over it, and dried grass, brush, and stones thrown in, and trampled down until the pit is filled to the neck.
East and West and North and South, Wash thy hide and close thy mouth.
Escaping from her father she ran to hide her flushed face in the lace of her mother's mantilla- not paying the least attention to her severe remark- and began to laugh.