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Meaning of HOARDING

Pronunciation:  'howrding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large outdoor signboard
 

HOARDING is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: billboard
 
 See Also: sign, signboard

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hoard"ing\, n. [From OF. hourd, hourt, barrier,
palisade, of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. horde hurdle,
fence, G. horde, h["u]rde; akin to E. hurdle. [root]16. See
{Hurdle}.]
1. (Arch.) A screen of boards inclosing a house and materials
   while builders are at work. [Eng.]

         Posted on every dead wall and hoarding. --London
                                               Graphic.

2. A fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or
   concealing something.

         The whole arrangement was surrounded by a hoarding,
         the space within which was divided into compartments
         by sheets of tin.                     --Tyndall.

 

 

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