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An obsolete unit of land area equivalent to 120 acres.
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This was rather an agreeable reflection than otherwise, for it diminished our dread of accidentally meeting with any of them, and I came to the conclusion that perhaps we could not have selected a more secure hiding-place than this very spot we had so accidentally hit upon.
A cache is a term common among traders and hunters, to designate a hiding-place for provisions and effects.
Adam Salton, from his hiding-place, saw and wondered.
Nothing else; absolutely nothing else, in the treacherous writing-desk on which I had implicitly relied to guide me to Alicia's hiding-place.
Still, there is a certain interest which attaches to the mantel-piece: it conceals a cleverly constructed hiding-place, between the floor of the room and the ceiling of the room beneath, which was made during the last evil days of the Inquisition in Venice, and which is reported to have saved an ancestor of my gracious lord pursued by that terrible tribunal.
So it was arranged, when I was released at the end of six months, that I was to disappear and prepare a secure hiding-place for Ernest.