(W.I.) to murder, dismember and bury secretly.
|DJE].Manners and Customs in W.I. 84: [H]e gave strict orders to the watchmen to hide every slave which they might find breaking the corne or canes, i.e. to chop and murder them, and bury them secretly [|
SE in slang uses
(US black) pockets.
|Orig. Hbk of Harlem Jive 104: His hideaways were slashed like canteloupe.|
(Aus.) a hideout.
|Western Star (Toowoomba, Qld) 14 May 5/4: Many animal films have been from hide-ups built in imitation of bushes, trees, antheaps, and so on.|
|Tweed Dly (Murwillumbah, NSW) 30 Nov. 2/5: The naturalist was waiting patiently with his camera in a ‘hide-up’ which lie had carefully built of stone near a waterhole.|
|Examiner (Launceston, Tas.) 24 Dec. 5/2: What I did remember about this room was that Old Man Fayne had a queer hide-up In It, whigh I caught him using as I happened to be passing the open door.|
|Voice (Hobart, Tas.) 22 Aug. 1/6: One [track], after running for a distance parallel with the river, converged to a hide-up in the scrub.|
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