[ stawr-hous, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔrˌhaʊs, ˈstoʊr- /

noun, plural store·hous·es [stawr-hou-ziz, stohr-] /ˈstɔrˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈstoʊr-/.

a building in which things are stored.
any repository or source of abundant supplies, as of facts or knowledge.

Origin of storehouse

First recorded in 1300–50, storehouse is from the Middle English word storhous. See store, house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for storehouse


/ (ˈstɔːˌhaʊs) /


a place where things are stored
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Word Origin and History for storehouse



mid-14c., from store (n.) + house (n.).

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