Definition of hoarding
1 : a temporary board fence put about a building being erected or repaired —called also hoard
2 British : billboard
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The supply shocks, the hoarding, the speculation — all admit the possibility that Bitcoin just might not scale to all the uses that people have for teleporting, difficult-to-regulate currency.
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Origin and Etymology of hoarding
hourd, hoard hoarding
First Known Use: circa 1823
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