hoard-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: amassed material goods, e.g., coins

Commentary: HOARD[+entity][+goods][+material][+amassed] [+quantity][+amount][+goods][+amassed]
NOTE: usually, but not always, occurs with a qualifier X, 'hoard of X'

Mary keeps a small hoard of jelly beans in her top drawer.
Someone stole some pieces from Betty's hoard of gold coins.
The old miser gloated over his hoards. (no qualifier)
The rationing was intended to keep people from accumulating hoards of coffee and sugar.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an amassed body of information, knowledge

Commentary: HOARD[+entity][+symbolic][+information][+amassed]
NOTE: always occurs with a qualifier X in the form 'hoard of X' (unlike sense 1)

They have pulled together hoards of incriminating evidence against him.
You won't find a hoard of information on that topic anywhere.
We wanted to preserve my grandfather's hoard of knowledge about farming in Kentucky during the Depression.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b