[ wurd-hawrd, -hohrd ]
/ ˈwɜrdˌhɔrd, -ˌhoʊrd /


a person's vocabulary.

Nearby words

  1. word time,
  2. word to the wise, a,
  3. word wrap,
  4. word wrapping,
  5. word-blind,
  6. word-lore,
  7. word-perfect,
  8. wordage,
  9. wordbook,
  10. wordbreak

Origin of word-hoard

1890–95; literal modern rendering of Old English wordhord

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Examples from the Web for word-hoard

  • Other words and phrases also drawn from the “word-hoard” of the Icelandic tongue are sprinkled over the pages.

    William Morris|Elizabeth Luther Cary