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English definition of “hide”

hide

noun [C/U] (SKIN)   /hɑɪd/
the strong thick skin of an animal that is used for making leather: [C] He began scraping the hide to prepare it for tanning. A person’s hide is that person’s self, esp. when in trouble: [C] He expects me to save his hide every time he screws up.
(Definition of hide noun (SKIN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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