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  4  definitions  found 
 
  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]: 
 
  Hoarding  \Hoard"ing\,  n.  [From  OF  hourd,  hourt,  barrier, 
  palisade,  of  German  or  Dutch  origin;  cf  D.  horde  hurdle, 
  fence,  G.  horde,  h["u]rde;  akin  to  E.  hurdle.  [root]16.  See 
  {Hurdle}.] 
  1.  (Arch.)  A  screen  of  boards  inclosing  a  house  and  materials 
  while  builders  are  at  work  [Eng.] 
 
  Posted  on  every  dead  wall  and  hoarding.  --London 
  Graphic. 
 
  2.  A  fence,  barrier,  or  cover,  inclosing,  surrounding,  or 
  concealing  something 
 
  The  whole  arrangement  was  surrounded  by  a  hoarding, 
  the  space  within  which  was  divided  into  compartments 
  by  sheets  of  tin.  --Tyndall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hoarding 
  n  :  large  outdoor  signboard  [syn:  {billboard}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  hoarding  n.  See  {software  hoarding}. 
 
 




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