lurking place

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Noun1.lurking place - a place suitable for lurking
hiding place - a place suitable for hiding something (such as yourself)
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The Wind River Mountains are notorious in hunters' and trappers' stories: their rugged defiles, and the rough tracts about their neighborhood, having been lurking places for the predatory hordes of the mountains, and scenes of rough encounter with Crows and Blackfeet.
Like many a lad, his favourite lurking place was the third floor toy department, dreaming of the day when he might be rich enough to wallow in the mechanical delights of a Number 10 Meccano set, priced at the astronomical sum of twenty pounds.