Hoarding meaning

hôrdĭng
A temporary wooden fence around a building or structure under construction or repair.
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A temporary wooden fence around a site of building construction or repair.
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(UK) A temporary fence-like structure built around building work to add security and prevent accidents to the public.
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A roofed wooden shield placed over the battlements of a castle and projecting from them.
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(chiefly british) A billboard.
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A billboard.
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(chiefly UK) A billboard.
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Present participle of hoard.
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Origin of hoarding

  • Obsolete hoard, hourd from French dialectal hourd fence, scaffold, hurdle from Old French of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French hourd, hourt (“barrier, palisade”)

    From Wiktionary

  • See hoard

    From Wiktionary