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Had the workmen dug six inches deeper, they would have found the hoard.

This was the one in which the dragon lay guarding the hoard.

It was like listening to a child babbling of its hoard of shells.

In the grave on the hill a hoard it guarded, in the stone-barrow steep.

After his death the dragon takes possession of the hoard and watches over it.

Then it was agreed that Lisa should keep the hoard in her chest of drawers.

Amongst this hoard of females, however, Florent had one friend.

Worship his superiorities; wish him not less by a thought, but hoard and tell them all.

He has, moreover, a hoard of debts, the result of the luxury of his sainted forefathers.

If, on the contrary, one should prefer to hoard his wealth, he would be free to do so.

WORD ORIGIN

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)).

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