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hide away (third-person singular simple present hides away, present participle hiding away, simple past hid away, past participle hidden away)

  1. (transitive) To stash or store something in a secret location.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 5, in The China Governess[1]:
      ‘It's rather like a beautiful Inverness cloak one has inherited. Much too good to hide away, so one wears it instead of an overcoat and pretends it's an amusing new fashion.’
  2. (intransitive) To hide, to be hidden.