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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoard \Hoard\, noun See {Hoarding}, 2. --Smart.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoard \Hoard\, noun [OE. hord, AS. hord; akin to OS. hord, G. hort, Icel. hodd, Goth. huzd; prob. from the root of E. hide to conceal, and of L. custos guard, E. custody. See {Hide} to conceal.] A store, stock, or quantity of anything accumulated or laid up; a hidden supply; a treasure; as, a hoard of provisions; a hoard of money.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoard \Hoard\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Hoarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoarding}.] [AS. hordian.] To collect and lay up; to amass and deposit in secret; to store secretly, or for the sake of keeping and accumulating; as, to hoard grain.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoard \Hoard\, verb (used without an object) To lay up a store or hoard, as of money.

To hoard for those whom he did breed. --Spenser.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hoard

noun

1: a secret store of valuables or money [syn: {hoard}, {cache}, {stash}]

verb

1: save up as for future use [syn: {hoard}, {stash}, {cache}, {lay away}, {hive up}, {squirrel away}]

2: get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune" [syn: {roll up}, {collect}, {accumulate}, {pile up}, {amass}, {compile}, {hoard}]


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