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To '''rhino-hide''' in [[combat]] is to not call, either deliberately or unconsiously, blows that land on-[[target]].  A reputation for rhino-hiding is one that most good SCA combatants studiously avoid, as it's hard to shake the spectre of being a "cheater."  The term arises from the fact that the skin of a rhino is very thick, ergo a rhino might not feel or respond to a blow that would harm a lesser animal.
 
To '''rhino-hide''' in [[combat]] is to not call, either deliberately or unconsiously, blows that land on-[[target]].  A reputation for rhino-hiding is one that most good SCA combatants studiously avoid, as it's hard to shake the spectre of being a "cheater."  The term arises from the fact that the skin of a rhino is very thick, ergo a rhino might not feel or respond to a blow that would harm a lesser animal.
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Latest revision as of 22:43, 8 October 2005

To rhino-hide in combat is to not call, either deliberately or unconsiously, blows that land on-target. A reputation for rhino-hiding is one that most good SCA combatants studiously avoid, as it's hard to shake the spectre of being a "cheater." The term arises from the fact that the skin of a rhino is very thick, ergo a rhino might not feel or respond to a blow that would harm a lesser animal.