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hidden

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hidden

  1. past participle of hide

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hidden (comparative more hidden, superlative most hidden)

  1. Invisible or unapparent.
    • 1892, James Yoxall, The Lonely Pyramid, chapter 7:
      It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand. […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood.
    • 2014 June 14, “It's a gas”, The Economist, volume 411, number 8891: 
      One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.
  2. Obscure.
  3. That has been hidden.
    hidden treasure;  hidden talents

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German huoten, from Proto-Germanic *hōdijaną. Cognate with German hüten, Dutch hoeden, English heed.

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hidden (past participle gehitt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to tend, to mind, to look after

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