Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hoard.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hoard.

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Examples

  • So when we have programs that bring in hoards of foreign born workers who will work for less pay and put up with more BS, and those workers displace higher paid US born workers, causing systemic problems like high unemployment in the tech sector, decreased satisfaction with necessary customer service, etc. all in the name of corporations being efficient, reasonable people can say the system is not good.

    Protesting Globalization, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • This reminds me of how dictatorial regimes quash dissent – by sending in hoards of sock-puppets parroting their repressive line.

    Specter faces angry crowd at town hall meeting

  • Other coin hoards found outside Merovingian Gaul (at Nietap, Crondall and Dronrijp) have contained coin blanks and/or ingots along with coins, suggesting that commerce outside the Merovingian kingdom could use gold bullion alongside coins (Stahl 1992).

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • And quoth one of them, ‘Beware of taking an old woman to wife, though she be richer in hoards than

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Ben-Ami and Tchekhanovets believe, This is one of the largest and most impressive coin hoards ever discovered in Jerusalem – certainly the largest and most important of its period.

    Treasure Trove!

  • "This is one of the largest and most impressive coin hoards ever discovered in Jerusalem—certainly the largest and most important of its period," the directors said in a news release.

    Treasure Trove!

  • “This is one of the largest and most impressive coin hoards ever discovered in Jerusalem – certainly the largest and most important of its period,” archaeologists said.

    Treasure Trove!

  • Large coin hoards indicate the profits of raids and trade with the British Isles, Mediterranean, Byzantium, and Muslim Asia.

    l. Scandinavia

  • The nine fascinating hoards on display in the second gallery represent only a fraction of the dozens upon dozens of coin hoards from all periods that the museum stores for scholarly study.

    At the Museums: Athens' New Coin Museum

  • Because of the Athens Numismatic Museum's responsibility for housing and curating such finds from all over the country, the museum's huge inventory of Greek coin hoards is unparalleled.

    At the Museums: Athens' New Coin Museum

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