hide or hair

hide or hair
phrasal or hide nor hair
: a vestige or trace of a missing person or object

a wife he hadn't seenhide or hair of in over 20 years — H.L.Davis

turned the closet inside out but couldn't find hide or hair of the beach umbrella

no one has seen hide nor hair of him since — Time

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hide or hair (or hide nor hair)
informal : any sign of a particular person or thing

He hasn't seen hide or hair of his son [=hasn't seen his son at all] since he went off to college.

We haven't seen hide nor hair of a gas station.

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Main Entry:hide

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hide\ nor\ hair — • hide or hair • hide nor hair • either hide or hair n. phr. informal A sign or trace of someone that is gone or lost; any sign at all of something missing. Usually used in negative or interrogative sentence. Tommy left the house this morning and …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hide\ or\ hair — • hide or hair • hide nor hair • either hide or hair n. phr. informal A sign or trace of someone that is gone or lost; any sign at all of something missing. Usually used in negative or interrogative sentence. Tommy left the house this morning and …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hide nor hair — When there s no trace of something or a person, you haven t seen hide nor hair of it or them.( Neither hide nor hair is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hide or hair — or[hide nor hair] {n. phr.}, {informal} A sign or trace of someone that is gone or lost; any sign at all of something missing. Usually used in negative or interrogative sentence. * /Tommy left the house this morning and I haven t seen hide or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hide or hair — or[hide nor hair] {n. phr.}, {informal} A sign or trace of someone that is gone or lost; any sign at all of something missing. Usually used in negative or interrogative sentence. * /Tommy left the house this morning and I haven t seen hide or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hide or hair — or hide nor hair phrasal a vestige or trace of someone or something < a wife he hadn t seen hide or hair of in over 20 years H. L. Davis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hide nor hair — phrasal see hide or hair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hide nor hair — See haven t seen hide nor hair …   English idioms

  • hide nor hair — phrasal see hide or hair …   Useful english dictionary

  • hide or hair, hide nor hair — see ↑hide, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑hair …   Useful english dictionary

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