Treasure-house
Treasure-house Treas"ure-house`, n. A house or building where treasures and stores are kept. [1913 Webster]

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  • treasure house — n. any place where treasure is kept or where things of great value are to be found …   English World dictionary

  • treasure house — index treasury Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • treasure house — noun a storehouse for treasures • Hypernyms: ↑storehouse, ↑depot, ↑entrepot, ↑storage, ↑store * * * 1. a building, room, or chamber used as a storage place for valuables; treasury. 2. a place or source where things of value or worth may be found …   Useful english dictionary

  • treasure-house — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English tresorhous, tresourhous, from tresor, tresour treasure + hous house 1. : a building where treasure is kept : treasury 2. : a place or source (as a collection) where many things of value can be found… …   Useful english dictionary

  • treasure house — 1. a building, room, or chamber used as a storage place for valuables; treasury. 2. a place or source where things of value or worth may be found: Books are the treasure house of ideas. Also, treasure house. [1425 75; late ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • treasure house — Synonyms and related words: Fort Knox, Golconda, archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, bunker, bursary, buttery, cargo dock, cash register, cashbox, cellar, chest, closet, coffer, coin box,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Treasure House — The Treasure House dates to about 1700 with additions in 1740, 1790 and 1860. Samuel Grasset, a tanner and leather worker, built the original section of the house. A cord wainer (shoemaker), inn keeper, stonemason, and coach trimmer were all… …   Wikipedia

  • treasure-house — noun Date: 13th century 1. a building where treasure is kept ; treasury 2. a place or source (as a collection) where many things of value can be found …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • treasure house — treas′ure house or treas′ure house n. 1) a place or source where many things of value or worth may be found 2) a building or room where valuables are stored; treasury • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • treasure house — noun a) A treasury. b) A building where valuable things are stored …   Wiktionary

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