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stash definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a secret store of valuables or money [syn: hoard, cache, stash] v
1: save up as for future use [syn: hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away]

Merriam Webster's

I. transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1797 to store in a usually secret place for future use often used with away II. noun Date: circa 1914 1. hiding place ; cache 2. something stored or hidden away <a stash of narcotics>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. colloq. --v.tr. (often foll. by away) 1 conceal; put in a safe or hidden place. 2 hoard, stow, store. --n. 1 a hiding-place or hide-out. 2 a thing hidden; a cache. Etymology: 18th c.: orig. unkn.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(stashes, stashing, stashed) 1. If you stash something valuable in a secret place, you store it there to keep it safe. (INFORMAL) We went for the bottle of whiskey that we had stashed behind the bookcase... VERB: V n prep 2. A stash of something valuable is a secret store of it. (INFORMAL) A large stash of drugs had been found aboard the yacht. = hoard N-COUNT: with supp, usu N of n

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

To stop. To finish. To end. The cove tipped the prosecutor fifty quid to stash the business; he gave the prosecutor fifty guineas to stop the prosecution.

Moby Thesaurus

asylum, bank, bolt-hole, bosom, bottle up, bundle away, bury, cache, coffer, conceal, concealment, corner, cover, covert, coverture, cranny, cubby, cubbyhole, dark corner, den, deposit, ditch, dugout, embosom, ensconce, file, file and forget, foxhole, funk hole, hide, hide away, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hoard, hole, hutch, keep hidden, keep secret, lair, lay away, lay down, lay in, lay in store, lock up, lodge, niche, nook, pack away, plant, put away, recess, refuge, reposit, reservoir, retreat, salt away, salt down, sanctuary, screen, seal up, secret place, secrete, squirrel, store, store away, stow, stow away, stow down, undercovert, warehouse



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