Hidden fifthsor octaves(Mus.), consecutive fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied in the parallel motion of two parts towards a fifth or an octave.

Syn.Hidden, Secret, Covert. Hidden may denote either known to on one; as, a hidden disease; or intentionally concealed; as, a hidden purpose of revenge. Secret denotes that the thing is known only to the party or parties concerned; as, a secret conspiracy. Covert literally denotes what is not open or avowed; as, a covert plan; but is often applied to what we mean shall be understood, without openly expressing it; as, a covert allusion. Secret is opposed to known, and hidden to revealed.

Bring to light the hidden things of darkness.
1 Cor. iv. 5.

My heart, which by a secret harmony
Still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet.

By what best way,
Whether of open war, or covert guile,
We now debate.

(Hid"den*ite) n. [After W. E. Hidden.] (Min.) An emerald-green variety of spodumene found in North Carolina; lithia emerald, — used as a gem.

(Hid"den*ly) adv. In a hidden manner.

(Hide) v. t. [imp. Hid (hid); p. p. Hidden Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding ] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. hydan; akin to Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E. hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.]

1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.

A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
Matt. v. 15.

If circumstances lead me, I will find
Where truth is hid.

2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.

3. To remove from danger; to shelter.

In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion.
Ps. xxvi. 5.

To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be safe; to secure protection. "A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself." Prov. xxii. 3.To hide the face, to withdraw favor. "Thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled." Ps. xxx. 7.To hide the face from. (a) To overlook; to pardon. "Hide thy face from my sins." Ps. li. 9. (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.

(Hick"up) n. & v. i. See Hiccough.

(Hick"wall` Hick"way`) n. [OE., also hyghwhele, highawe.] The lesser spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopus minor) of Europe. [Prov. Eng.]

(Hid) imp. & p. p. of Hide. See Hidden.

(Hid"age) n. [From hide a quantity of land.] (O. Eng. Law.) A tax formerly paid to the kings of England for every hide of land. [Written also hydage.]

(Hi*dal"go) n. [Sp., contr. fr. hijo de algo, i. e., son of something; hijo son (fr. LL. filius) + algo something, fr. L. aliquod. Cf. Fidalgo.] A title, denoting a Spanish nobleman of the lower class.

(Hid"den) p. p. & a. from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious.

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