We resume our quotations from this treasurable little volume already noticed in No. 551, of The Mirror.
A sunburned nose may be a treasurable possession away from town, but back among the hosts of the city it is a different matter.
Whatever appertains to the record of his appalling fall is treasurable as an addition to the narrative in our popular histories.
mid-12c., from Old French tresor "treasury, treasure" (11c.), from Gallo-Romance *tresaurus, from Latin thesaurus "treasury, treasure" (cf. Spanish, Italian tesoro), from Greek thesauros "store, treasure, treasure house" (see thesaurus). Replaced Old English goldhord. General sense of "anything valued" is recorded from c.1200. Treasure hunt is first recorded 1913. For treasure trove, see trove.
late 14c., "to amass treasure; to store up for the future," also figurative, from treasure (n.). Related: Treasured; treasuring.