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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoard  \Hoard\,  n. 
  See  {Hoarding},  2.  --Smart. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoard  \Hoard\,  n.  [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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoard  \Hoard\,  v.  t.  [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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoard  \Hoard\,  v.  i. 
  To  lay  up  a  store  or  hoard,  as  of  money. 
 
  To  hoard  for  those  whom  he  did  breed.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hoard 
  n  :  a  secret  store  of  valuables  or  money  [syn:  {cache},  {stash}] 
  v  1:  save  up  as  for  future  use  [syn:  {stash},  {cache},  {lay  away}, 
  {hive  up},  {squirrel  away}] 
  2:  get  together  [syn:  {collect},  {accumulate},  {pile  up},  {amass}, 
  {compile}] 




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