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hoard
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
to gather something valuable and store it; or a collection of such things
  • He took the purse, poured the hoard into his palm, and chuckled over it as if its scantiness amused him.
    Chapter 21 (20% in)
  • It was the fifteenth of January, about nine o'clock in the morning: Bessie was gone down to breakfast; my cousins had not yet been summoned to their mama; Eliza was putting on her bonnet and warm garden-coat to go and feed her poultry, an occupation of which she was fond: and not less so of selling the eggs to the housekeeper and hoarding up the money she thus obtained.
    Chapter 4 (23% in)
  • As to her money, she first secreted it in odd corners, wrapped in a rag or an old curl-paper; but some of these hoards having been discovered by the housemaid, Eliza, fearful of one day losing her valued treasure, consented to intrust it to her mother, at a usurious rate of interest — fifty or sixty per cent.; which interest she exacted every quarter, keeping her accounts in a little book with anxious accuracy.
    Chapter 4 (25% in)

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