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hoarding, hoard

1. A rough and temporary wall or fence, usually at a construction site.
2. A covered wooden gallery projecting from the top of the wall of a medieval fortress to shelter the defenders and to increase facilities for defense.
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Strict action under law would be taken against the fertilizer dealers on overcharging or hoarding of fertilizer, sources added.
Bacon said the study was inspired by his observation that hoarding and cluttering behavior appear to be common among patients with MS.
According to some narrations of a Hadith those involved in hoarding are cursed by Allah Taala.
MULTAN -- The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has launched a crackdown against advertisers having pending dues and seized skins of over 10 hoardings, here on Thursday.
"Nobody tends to ask about hoarding problems in adult ADHD clinics.
Some unscrupulous rice traders, particularly in Mindanao, are hoarding rice to the detriment of our poor countrymen who must struggle to eat three square meals a day," said Nograles, chairman of the House appropriations committee.
'If you see piles of rice bags inside the warehouse, that doesn't automatically mean they're hoarding,' said Hazel Belacho, the NFA regional office's information officer.
Apart from the rice traders, the government must run after anyone who might be abetting the smuggling and hoarding, including Customs personnel.
The site hoarding, designed and decorated by pupils from Alexander Peden Primary School in Harthill, is being entered into this year's UK-wide Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition run by the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
Sevenoaks District Council in Kent has released photographs taken during visits to hoarders' homes by their officers to illustrate the sheer impact hoarding can have on the elderly and vulnerable.
Local organisations have drawn up a joint action plan to spot and tackle the behaviour, with "hoarding disorder" a recognised mental health issue and potential fire risk.