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word-hoard

[wurd-hawrd, -hohrd]
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noun
  1. a person's vocabulary.
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Origin of word-hoard

1890–95; literal modern rendering of Old English wordhord
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  • Other words and phrases also drawn from the “word-hoard” of the Icelandic tongue are sprinkled over the pages.

    William Morris

    Elizabeth Luther Cary