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1‘a stockpile of weapons’
stock, store, supply, accumulation, collection, reserve, hoard, cache
bank, pool, fund, mine, reservoir
1‘food and ammunition had been stockpiled’
store up, amass, accumulate, hoard, cache, collect, gather, pile up, heap up, lay in, put away, put aside, set aside, put down, put by, put away for a rainy day, stow away, keep, keep in reserve, save
informal squirrel away, salt away, stash away
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.