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Hide

An obsolete unit of land area equivalent to 120 acres.
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But remember when next I come to the Council Rock, as a man should come, it will be with Shere Khan's hide on my head.
And when I come it will be to lay out Shere Khan's hide upon the Council Rock.
His eyes wandered past the weird figure before him; they played about the walls of the apartment as though hoping to draw inspiration from the dead skulls and the hides and the wings, and then they came back to the face of the Wieroo god, now working in anger.
At the same instant Bradley saw two hides upon the wall directly back of the dais separate and a face appear in the opening.
This then is the secret of both life and death," he whispered, and at the same instant he grasped the Wieroo by the right wrist and with his own right hand swung the extra blade in a sudden vicious blow against the creature's neck before the thing could give even a single cry of alarm; then without waiting an instant Bradley leaped past the dead god and vanished behind the hides that had hidden the girl.
They were in a small room where lay a litter of rubbish--torn bits of cloth, old hides, pieces of fiber rope.
She cured the hides of the animals he killed and made them soft by much pounding.
replied Camilla, "we shall leave him for Anselmo to bury him; for in reason it will be to him a light labour to hide his own infamy under ground.
Here he determined to hide until darkness had fallen, for he knew that the search would be on for the little lost Prince at any moment, and that none might traverse the streets of London without being subject to the closest scrutiny.
She stretched her boughs high above her head and declared that she would always hold them like that, so that nobody could hide stolen gold under them again.
Its little leaves were hanging tremulously, not yet so fully blown as to hide its development of bough and twig, making poetry against the spiritual tints of a spring sunset.
Karachi: The provincial government of Sindh on Tuesday issued a code of conduct to collect hides of sacrificial animals, an annual feature that generates billions of rupees in revenue for the collectors.