- A modern revival of Old English wordhord ("treasury of words"), equivalent to word + hoard. (Wiktionary)
- Translation of Old English wordhord. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The other is the fire-new phenomenon: terms minted from the existing word-hoard.”
“I take some of the imagery and vocabulary from that mythic word-hoard of Celtic stories.”
“It is, however, becoming ever clearer, and to an increasing number, how supremely important is Icelandic as a word-hoard to the”
“His ultimate point is that this is why Plato banned poetry -- Greeks formed on Homer could find answers to every question in their word-hoard, and rational discussion was impossible.”
“I know the lexicographers are an entirely different bunch, but I still picture a group of Oxford dons in full academic regalia, sitting around the table with their port and chuckling dusty academic chuckles as they try to top each other's gems excavated from the word-hoard.”
“The war-fellows 'leader unlock'd he the word-hoard:”
“ He begins: Widsith spake: he unlocked his word-hoard.”
“When he came to a hall and "unlocked his word-hoard," he offered his hearers a variety of poems and legends from which they made their own selection.”
“It was less inevitable, and is more to be regretted, that the dissensions of scholars on minute philological points have caused the repeated printing of certain texts, while others have remained inaccessible; and it cannot but be regarded as a kind of petty treason to literature thus to put the satisfaction of private crotchets before the "unlocking of the word-hoard" to the utmost possible extent.”
“To him the stateliest spake in answer; the warriors 'leader his word-hoard unlocked: --”
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