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Definitions of hoard

  1. To store up. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To gather and store away; accumulate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To collect and lay up; to store secretly; to accumulate; as, he hoards his money for others. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To store: to amass and deposit in secret. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To store safely. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To lay up a store or hoard, as of money. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To lay up money; to store goods; as, he hoards because it gives him pleasure. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To store up: to collect and form a hoard. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. To collect and lay up in store. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To collect and lay up a quantity of anything; to amass or store up secretly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. a secret store of valuables or money Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A store or treasure laid up secretly; a collection of things. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. A store: a hidden stock: a treasure. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. HOARDER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Hidden store. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. That which has been accumulated and stored away; a stock or store. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A fence enclosing a house and materials while builders are at work. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. A store or stock of anything accumulated or laid up; a hidden stock; a treasure. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. A timber fence enclosing builders while at work; a fence about any building while erecting or under repair. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for hoard

  1. As the hour sounds, he will see the guardian of the hoard appear at the top of the ravine, a dark mailed warrior, mounted on a sable steed, who leaps into the gulf and vanishes when mortal men accost him. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  2. It was in January 1534 that Hernando, brother of Francisco Pizarro, was directed to return to Seville with a great hoard of treasure. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
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