HOARD's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of hoard
v. stockpile; accumulate for future use
Whenever there are rumors of a food shortage, many people are tempted to hoard food.
Sentence in Classic:
She had her little cotton, she had food, she had a horse, she had her small but treasured hoard of money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
At all events, his hoard had been reduced by various local levies to the sum of one hundred and nine francs fifteen sous, which had been counted out to him on his departure.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
She soon became interested in her work, for her emaciated purse grew stout, and the little hoard she was making to take Beth to the mountains next summer grew slowly but surely as the weeks passed.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She went upstairs and took from a locked drawer a little box, out of which she poured a hoard of broad unworn guineas that had lain there many a year.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
She belonged to that class of lady landowners who are for ever lamenting failures of the harvest and their losses thereby; to the class who, drooping their heads despondently, are all the while stuffing money into striped purses, which they keep hoarded in the drawers of cupboards.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Half of what she made every month went to Will at Tara, part to Rhett to repay his loan and the rest she hoarded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She also allowed her to roam about the great house, and examine the curious and pretty things stored away in the big wardrobes and the ancient chests, for Aunt March hoarded like a magpie.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context