Definition of Hidlins

1. in secrecy [adv]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hidlins

hides
hidest
hideth
hidey-hole
hideyhole
hideyholes
hiding
hiding place
hiding places
hiding to nothing
hidingly
hidings
hidle
hidling
hidlings
hidlins (current term)
hidness
hidoku
hidokus
hidradenitis
hidradenitis axillaris of Verneuil
hidradenitis suppurativa
hidradenoma
hidro-
hidroa
hidrocystoma
hidromeiosis
hidropoiesis
hidrosadenitis

Literary usage of Hidlins

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"HIDDY-GIDDY, hither and thither, topsy-turvy. (Obs.) hidlins, secretly, clandestinely, applied to anything done by stealth. ..."

2. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1888)
"Willy o" the hidlins. An English self-taught mathematician; b. at Boulton, near Appleby, in Westmoreland ; was for a time a farmer at Hollins, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"... to a person or thing that, having gone astray or been lost, has been •ought for, found, and brought back to its place or owner. hidlins, adj. and ado. ..."

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