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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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Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has promised to resolve the bustup over the Galloway Viking Hoard after a blistering attack by a regional MSP.
One notable exception was arranging enforced clearances, which in spite of being one of the most frequently applied interventions by participants, is not recommended in the literature due to the potential negative impact this approach can have on the individual who hoards (Steketee & Frost, 2014).
TWO Bronze Age hoards found less than 150 metres apart have been declared as treasure.
The Cheshire Hoards were found by metal detector enthusiasts in Cheshire and include coins and jewellery.
For example, a client who primarily hoards magazines and newspapers might be able to identify a specific brochure or flyer that is not as valuable as other possessions.
In other words, hoards are intimately tied up with the boundaries of self and other that help to define the notion of 'mutual'.
And the health and safety hazards facing the person who hoards can be serious.
BURIED treasure hoards fascinate, not least for the mystery which surrounds them.
In this catalog of ancient Greek coinage from recently discovered hoards, American Numismatic Society officials present ten articles that offer a survey of the hoards (featured in 67 plates) that have been documented since the last volume.
Treasure hoards of this nature are very rare things, and the Ashwell hoard is the first of its kind excavated for 200 years," he said.
At that time, steamboat lines were bringing hoards of summer visitors to Hull.
Red foxes resident on an island with a large seabird community in Newfoundland, where food is superabundant in summer and scarce during winter, made large larder hoards over an eight-year period.