word-hoard

noun
\ ˈwərd-ˌhȯrd How to pronounce word-hoard (audio) \

Definition of word-hoard

: a supply of words : vocabulary

First Known Use of word-hoard

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for word-hoard

translation of Old English wordhord

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“Word-hoard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/word-hoard. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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