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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hoard.

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Examples

  • With an uncertain outcome of that conflict not only were silver and gold coins hoarded but so were copper coins.

    Indian Head Cent, Copper-Nickel, 1860-1864 : Coin Guide

  • Q: There is a sense in these e-mails, though, that data was hidden and hoarded, which is the opposite of the case you make [in your book] about having an open and fair debate.

    Pat Dollard | Young Americans

  • ROMAN coins hoarded by a population fearing for the future have shone a spotlight on life in ancient Italy 100 years before the birth of Christ.

    icLiverpool

  • You know, so they took it and kind of hoarded it away themselves, because they wanted to do their own side investigation.

    CNN Transcript May 13, 2003

  • In Paarl, in the Western Cape, Poqo had fought against a farmer who "hoarded" migrant workers from the Eastern Cape, using them as cheap labour and only giving them food.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This was always his habit, as I found afterwards when he quoted anything from a book he liked to get it and read the passage over, as if he tasted a kind of hoarded sweetness in the words.

    My First Visit to New England (from Literary Friends and Acquaintance)

  • There is a Loreauville woman who is alleged to have "hoarded" more than 40 animals, keeping some in cages inch-deep in feces.

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  • What this implies is that to the extent that savings in the economic system might be unduly held in the form of cash, i.e., "hoarded," the effect is to raise the rate of return on capital invested and thus to provide a greater incentive for savings being invested rather than being hoarded.

    Mises Dailies

  • Schools could lose funding if it is not being properly allocated, he said, after accusations that some schools have "hoarded" their share of the extra money Labour has ploughed into education.

    The Guardian World News

  • Billions of dollars in "hoarded" currency and gold flowed back into them within a month, thus stabilizing the banking system.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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