place of concealment

place of concealment

A hidden location in which to keep someone or something out of sight or away from discovery. It turns out my daughter had found a small place of concealment in which she'd been stashing coins, bits of jewelry, and anything else that caught her eye. Several hostages emerged from their places of concealment as police entered the building.
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place of concealment

a hiding place. She brought her little safe out of a place of concealment where it had been for decades.
See also: of, place
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
She stumbled once, not far from my place of concealment, and after the balance of the party had passed me.
Full of reflections upon this important decision, he crept from his place of concealment, and, under cover of the shrubs before mentioned, approached the house.
She rose from her place of concealment that she might have a better view of the city.
In the meantime, the scout drew a canoe of bark from its place of concealment beneath some low bushes, whose branches were waving with the eddies of the current, into which he silently motioned for the females to enter.
Cassy, who had glided out of her place of concealment, and, by overhearing, learned the sacrifice that had been made for her and Emmeline, had been there, the night before, defying the danger of detection; and, moved by the last few words which the affectionate soul had yet strength to breathe, the long winter of despair, the ice of years, had given way, and the dark, despairing woman had wept and prayed.
Detailed instructions were added relative to the address of a reply, which, although they betrayed the intervention of several hands, and made it difficult to arrive at any very probable conclusion in reference to her place of concealment, made it at least not unlikely that she had written from that spot where she was stated to have been seen.
Secure, however, in the inscrutability of my place of concealment, I felt no embarrassment whatever.
Tublat, however, was close upon his heels, so that he had no opportunity to seek a place of concealment, but saw that he would be put to it to escape at all.
Meg Anthony, director, Insole Court, said "These small, painstaking drawings offer a remarkable insight into the imagery that has featured in Cerys' journey from a place of concealment to exposure.
Dr Rodgers said he was in agreement that Janet's body was "probably dragged feet first" and had been lying face down for a period of time before being moved to a place of concealment within 12 hours of death.
INTRODUCTION: Gossypiboma (from Latin 'gossipium' cotton and Kiswahili 'boma' place of concealment) or retained surgical sponge is a ubiquitous medical error that is avoidable.
Your buddy goes fishing for the weekend and returns to find the pistol missing from its "special place of concealment." The daughter and her boyfriend are acting weird, but their story is airtight.
Their choice place of concealment was in a pocket of their outer clothing, with quick retrieval as their primary concern.
Supt Stuart Wright, leading the double manhunt, said: "As a result of a major search we discovered a place of concealment in an area of woodland.
She'd been choked to death while being raped, then "dragged to a place of concealment".