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They found a 7th century hoard of treasure.
  to gather something valuable and store it; or a collection of such things
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hoard hoarding hoarder hoarded
Strongly Associated with:   horde
Hoarded things are often hidden, but not necessarily.
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  • They found a 7th century hoard of treasure.
  • She has hoarded so many things, you can barely step into her apartment.
  • They are hoarding oil with an expectation of a price increase.
  • Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great.
    Alfred Lord Tennyson

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  • Hoarded political capital loses value.
  • ...a small hoard of silver dollars...
    Joseph Conrad  --  Typhoon
  • are a good deal paler and thinner than when you first left home; and we cannot have you undermining your health to hoard up money either for yourself or others.
    Anne Bronte  --  Agnes Grey
  • I have seen a grievous evil under the sun: wealth hoarded to the harm of its owner,
    Ecclesiastes 5:13 (NIV)
  • O, to what purpose dost thou hoard thy words,
    Shakespeare  --  King Richard II
  • ’It’s my secret hoard,’ he whispered.
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

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  • Other guys hoarded routes that gave tips, or had addresses near their homes, so they could knock off for lunch.
    Victor Martinez  --  Parrot in the Oven
  • If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • THIS IS A REMINDER TO MALE ELEVENS THAT OBJECTS ARE NOT TO BE REMOVED FROM THE RECREATION AREA AND THAT SNACKS ARE TO BE EATEN, NOT HOARDED had been specifically directed at him, the day last month that he had taken an apple home.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • The only part that impressed me out of the whole article was about the crazy lady in the sanitarium who hoarded food and sheets and towels and...
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • When the sheriff apprehended him for grave-robbery and gold-hoarding, Mr. Fink demurred on the theory that if his own grandfather wasn’t his, whose was he?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • If he hoarded grain, or sold books, or taught children to read, I’d understand.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • It’s in the form of a miniature airplane, and it literally sails to me, landing with a whisper on my desk just as Mr. Daimler turns back from writing an equation on the hoard.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • He stole it, hoarded it, and hid it.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • No baby pictures, no kid pictures, and no emo-alternative-gothy-screamo-punk synthesis pictures…’ four-poster queen-size bed jutted up against the wall opposite the bulletin hoard.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • This was around the time the whole book-hoarding, we-have-to-rebuild-civilization kick started.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • We can cure any disease, end hunger, everything, because we won’t be dragged down by all our weaknesses, our petty secrets, our hoarding of information and knowledge.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Although the money to hire Chestnut and Boynton was raised by family members through church donations and by financing their meager possessions, local law enforcement interpreted it as evidence of Walter’s secret money hoard and double life—confirmation that he wasn’t the innocent black man he pretended to be.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • My rainy-day money was hidden here, eight iron pennies I had hoarded for when my luck turned bad.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Either the Colony miscalculated their provisions, or Graham and his friends had been hoarding more than he’d realized.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • And yet Sam is on hoard.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Judith had been carefully hoarding a small store of linens since childhood, adding one cherished bit from time to time, and her loom and needle had worked busily.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • They turned a corner, and they were at the old hoarded-up railroad station.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • He shuffled them and tacked them up on the bulletin hoard.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • They just followed their racist ideology that all Jews hoarded wealth.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Maybe he doesn’t have full-blown disposophobia, which is hoarding, but he’s on the same playing field.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • (And who whistled when he saw the brass, but Junior had his own private hoard and it was not his fault there was a war on.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • We must not allow the reactionary forces to hoard their treasures….
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • In Saint-Maio, people are fined for locking their doors, for keeping doves, for hoarding meat.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Nadine wants to know like I might be hoarding wanted criminals in my closet.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  Ellen Foster
  • The evening’s activity had to be kept brief because the city now had electricity only a short while each night, and candles had to be hoarded for emergencies.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The drapes are kept closed at night, folds and folds of cloth drawn against the winter, hoarding the dim heavy light, keeping it in.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • I know he’s been hoarding his best wares."
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • "Next time I’ll leave a trail of bread crumbs, like Hansel and Gretel," she’d said, their first day on hoard.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
  • It says there was plenty of food, even during the famines, except that the Barons were hoarding it.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Among the Hidden
  • We continued on our rounds, moving no more than a few miles a day, often stopping for Dougal to conduct business at a crossroads or a cottage, where several tenants would gather with their bags of grain and bits of carefully hoarded money.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • My position was too precarious; he was already champing at the bit to send me to hoarding school.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The drawers of my desk were filled with more notebooks and junk that I’d hoarded.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Apparently, in the early days, there was some incident of food hoarding.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • A lot of people want to hoard money.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Actually he had two unused ones which he was hoarding up.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Coloured posters of the performances are still sticking on a hoarding.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Under the blanket she hoarded the remains of the store bread.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • The quest was successful, and the Dragon that guarded the hoard was destroyed.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The relentless march of time and the hoarding of resources.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The Japanese offered a rice ball to the man who killed the most flies, inspiring a cutthroat swatting competition and hoarding of flattened corpses.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
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