1 British EnglishDLO
a place from which you can watch animals or birds without being seen by them [= blind American English]
an animal's skin, especially when it has been removed to be used for leather:
ox hide gloves
to punish someone severely - used humorously
used to talk about someone when they are in a difficult situation:
He would say anything in court to try and save his own hide (=save himself).
to not see someone anywhere for a fairly long time:
I haven't seen hide nor hair of him for ages.