Hoarding

Hoard"ing

(?), n. [From OF. hourd, hourt, barrier, palisade, of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. horde hurdle, fence, G. horde, hrde; akin to E. hurdle. 16. See Hurdle.] 1. (Arch.) A screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work. [Eng.]
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Posted on every dead wall and hoarding.
London Graphic.
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2. A fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something.
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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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