- a building, room, or chamber used as a storage place for valuables; treasury.
- a place or source where things of value or worth may be found: Books are the treasure house of ideas.
Origin of treasure house
late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75
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Examples from the Web for treasure house
A crystal lens had been found in the treasure-house at Nineveh.The Book of the Damned
The first that is known, the Shah Jehan had it in his treasure-house.The Coast of Chance
And this pilot should be her Memory is the treasure-house of the mind.The Girl Wanted
He becomes the almoner of the treasure-house of Light and Knowledge.The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul
Jirah D. Buck
In the Rites of Durham it is termed the treasure-house or chancery.The Care of Books
John Willis Clark