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[hahy-dee-hohl] /ˈhaɪ diˌhoʊl/
noun, Informal.
a nook or cranny used as a hiding place.
Origin of hidey-hole
First recorded in 1810-20; hide1 + -ey2 + hole Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was plainly there that they must look for the hidey-hole.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
  • "A child's hidey-hole, I suppose," he said without showing as much interest as the occasion warranted.

    The Motor Maid

    Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

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