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Hoarding definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOARDING, ppr. Laying up in store.
1. Instinctively collecting and laying up provisions for winter; as, the squirrel is a hoarding animal.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: large outdoor signboard [syn: billboard, hoarding]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: hourd, hoard hoarding Date: circa 1823 1. a temporary board fence put about a building being erected or repaired called also hoard 2. British billboard

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 Brit. a large, usu. wooden, structure used to carry advertisements etc. 2 a board fence erected round a building site etc., often used for displaying posters etc. Etymology: obs. hoard f. AF h(o)urdis f. OF hourd, hort, rel. to HURDLE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hoard Hoard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hoarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Hoarding.] [AS. hordian.] To collect and lay up; to amass and deposit in secret; to store secretly, or for the sake of keeping and accumulating; as, to hoard grain.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hoarding Hoard"ing, n. [From OF. hourd, hourt, barrier, palisade, of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. horde hurdle, fence, G. horde, h["u]rde; akin to E. hurdle. [root]16. See Hurdle.] 1. (Arch.) A screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work. [Eng.] Posted on every dead wall and hoarding. --London Graphic. 2. A fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something. The whole arrangement was surrounded by a hoarding, the space within which was divided into compartments by sheets of tin. --Tyndall.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(hoardings) A hoarding is a very large board at the side of a road or on the side of a building, which is used for displaying advertisements and posters. (BRIT; in AM, usually use billboard) An advertising hoarding on the platform caught her attention. N-COUNT



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