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hideout

[hahyd-out] /ˈhaɪdˌaʊt/
noun
1.
a safe place for hiding, especially from the law.
Also, hide-out.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; noun use of verb phrase hide out
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British Dictionary definitions for hideout

hideout

/ˈhaɪdˌaʊt/
noun
1.
a hiding place, esp a remote place used by outlaws, etc; hideaway
verb (intransitive)
2.
to remain deliberately concealed, esp for a prolonged period of time
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Word Origin and History for hideout
n.

also hide-out, "a hiding place," 1885, American English, from hide (v.) + out. The phrase hide out "conceal (oneself) from the authorities" is attested from 1870, American English (in reference to Northern draft dodgers in the Civil War).

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Slang definitions & phrases for hideout

hideout

noun
  1. An inmate who hides with the intention of escaping at night (1915+ Prison)
  2. A place of relative obscurity and safety; hideaway: The gang had a hideout in a ruined warehouse near Hoboken (1885+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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