General Terms

Dwellings
Human houses

 

Hiders
The collective name of the creatures that live under the furniture

Hides
A name for individual Hiders
e.g. one Hide, Two Hides etc.

Hidies
Children of Hiders

Mirror System
The way that mirrors are set up to reflect light to make Hiders invisible

Pack
This is what Hiders call human families

Spokeshider
Spokesperson for the Hiders

Spotted/Spotting
Getting seen by a human

They/Them etc.
What the Hiders call humans

Younger ones/Smaller ones
Refers to human children

 

Job Terms

Call centre
Advice about moving to a different piece of furniture

Maintenance
Where Hiders go for the latest fabrics to maintain a good appearance

Repairs
Where Hiders go for rips and tears and counselling after being spotted

Scouts
A highly dangerous job, going out to find fabrics and bring them back

(Hiders also have other jobs similar to humans such as teaching and working in boring offices)