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Close to the hide

Posted by Smokey Stover on July 20, 2007

In Reply to: Close to the hide posted by Chris on July 20, 2007

: What does the phrase "close to the hide" refer to?

Context would be helpful, but close to the hide means close to the skin--probably uncomfortably close. However, "hide" has other meanings. A hunter's hide is where he conceals himself to watch for game.