Word-hoard meaning

wûrdhôrd
The sum of words one uses or understands; a vocabulary.
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Alternative form of word-hoard.

That noblest of men answered him; the leader of the warrior band unlocked his wordhoard. (Unlocked Wordhoard)

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One's vocabulary; the words one uses or understands; one's lexicon.
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Origin of word-hoard

  • Translation of Old English wordhord

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

  • A modern revival of Old English wordhord (“treasury of words"), equivalent to word +"Ž hoard.

    From Wiktionary