Hoarding



[hawr-ding, hohr-] /ˈhɔr dɪŋ, ˈhoʊr-/

noun
1.
the act of a person who .
2.
hoardings, things that are .
[hawr-ding, hohr-] /ˈhɔr dɪŋ, ˈhoʊr-/
noun
1.
a temporary fence enclosing a construction site.
2.
British. a billboard.
[hawrd, hohrd] /hɔrd, hoʊrd/
noun
1.
a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc.:
a vast hoard of silver.
verb (used with object)
2.
to accumulate for preservation, future use, etc., in a hidden or carefully guarded place:
to hoard food during a shortage.
verb (used without object)
3.
to accumulate money, food, or the like, in a hidden or carefully guarded place for preservation, future use, etc.
/ˈhɔːdɪŋ/
noun
1.
a large board used for displaying advertising posters, as by a road Also called (esp US and Canadian) billboard
2.
a temporary wooden fence erected round a building or demolition site
/hɔːd/
noun
1.
an accumulated store hidden away for future use
2.
a cache of ancient coins, treasure, etc
verb
3.
to gather or accumulate (a hoard)
n.

Old English hord “treasure, valuable stock or store,” from Proto-Germanic *huzdam (cf. Old Saxon hord “treasure, hidden or inmost place,” Old Norse hodd, German Hort, Gothic huzd “treasure,” literally “hidden treasure”), from PIE root *(s)keu- “to cover, conceal” (see hide (n.1)).
v.

Old English hordian, cognate with Old High German gihurten, German gehorden, Gothic huzdjan, from the root of hoard (n.). Related: Hoarded; hoarding.

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