Last modified on 31 May 2014, at 21:26

hoarding

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French hourd, hourt (barrier, palisade)

NounEdit

hoarding (plural hoardings)

  1. (UK) A temporary fence-like structure built around building work to add security and prevent accidents to the public.
  2. A roofed wooden shield placed over the battlements of a castle and projecting from them.
  3. (chiefly UK) A billboard.
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Etymology 2Edit

See hoard

VerbEdit

hoarding

  1. Present participle of hoard.
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