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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To hide or store away in a secret place.
  • n. A secret place where something is hidden or stored.
  • n. Something, such as money or an illegal drug, that has been hidden or stored.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A collection, sometimes hidden; a reserve.
  • v. To hide or store away for later use.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. save up as for future use
  • n. a secret store of valuables or money


Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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