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hidey-hole

[ hahy-dee-hohl ]
/ ˈhaɪ diˌhoʊl /
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noun Informal.
a nook or cranny used as a hiding place.
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Origin of hidey-hole

First recorded in 1810–20; hide1 + -ey2 + hole
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