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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English hord, Old English hord (an accumulation of valuable objects cached for preservation or future use; treasure; hoard), from Proto-Germanic *huzdą (treasure; hoard), from Proto-Indo-European *kusdʰo-. Cognate with German Hort (hoard; refuge), Icelandic hodd (treasure), Latin custos (guard; keeper).

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hoard (plural hoards)

  1. A hidden supply or fund.
    a hoard of provisions; a hoard of money
  2. (archaeology) A cache of valuable objects or artefacts; a trove.
  3. Misspelling of horde.

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hoard (third-person singular simple present hoards, present participle hoarding, simple past and past participle hoarded)

  1. To amass, usually for one's personal collection.

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