ETYM Old Eng. hord, AS. hord; akin to OS. hord, German hort, Icel. hodd, Goth. huzd; prob. from the root of Eng. hide to conceal, and of Latin custos guard, Eng. custody. Related to Hide to conceal.
A secret store of valuables or money; SYN. cache, stash.
Valuables or prized possessions that have been deliberately buried, often in times of conflict or war, and never reclaimed. Coins, objects in precious metals, and scrap metal are the most common objects found in hoards. In July 1991 the largest hoard found in Britain was discovered, consisting of 7,000 15th-century coins; it was declared treasure trove.
Hrpa, kamara, rpa.
To save up as for future use; SYN. stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away.