n. & v.
1 a stock or store (esp. of money) laid by.
2 an amassed store of facts etc.
3 Archaeol. an ancient store of treasure etc.
1 tr. (often absol.; often foll. by up) amass (money etc.) and put away; store.
2 intr. accumulate more than one's current requirements of food etc. in a time of scarcity.
3 tr. store in the mind.
hoarder n.
Etymology: OE hord f. Gmc

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