Definition of Hoards

1. Noun. (plural of hoard) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of hoard) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoards

1. hoard [v] - See also: hoard

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoards

hoagy
hoaing
hoaky
hoar
hoar-frost
hoar-frosts
hoar frost
hoard
hoarded
hoarded wealth
hoarder
hoarders
hoarding
hoardingly
hoardings
hoards (current term)
hoared
hoarfrost
hoarfrosted
hoarfrosts
hoarhead
hoarheads
hoarhound
hoarhounds
hoarier
hoariest
hoarily
hoariness
hoarinesses
hoaring

Literary usage of Hoards

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Regulation of Currencies: Being an Examination of the Principles, on by John Fullarton (1845)
"... that of the Coin—Circumstances which render the precious Metals less liable to Fluctuation of Value than other Commodities—hoards, their Origin, Laws, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Ionia by Barclay Vincent Head, Reginald Stuart Poole, British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals (1892)
"Most of the specimens of this ancient silver currency come from two hoards, one of which was found at Santorin (Thera) in 1821, and has been described by ..."

3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1801)
"He hoards what he cannot eat, and hoards in profusion, which could have been his only means of support in winter, in the caverns of Aveyron. ..."

4. The Dictionary of English History edited by Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling (1896)
"... tho great measure of Mr. Förster, the Elementary Education Act, which became law on August 9, 1870, and authorised the formation of School hoards for ..."

5. Scotland in Pagan Times by Joseph Anderson (1883)
"The deposit of such hoards of ornaments and coin is a custom more characteristic of the Scandinavian than of the Celtic area. Deposits of this character may ..."

6. Scotland in Pagan Times: The Iron Age by Joseph Anderson (1883)
"The deposit of such hoards of ornaments and coin is a custom more characteristic of the Scandinavian than of the Celtic area. Deposits of this character may ..."

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