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treasure house

or treas·ure-house

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  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.
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Origin of treasure house

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for treasure house

treasury, coffers, exchequer

Examples from the Web for treasure house

Historical Examples of treasure house

  • A crystal lens had been found in the treasure-house at Nineveh.

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • The first that is known, the Shah Jehan had it in his treasure-house.

    The Coast of Chance

    Esther Chamberlain

  • And this pilot should be her Memory is the treasure-house of the mind.

    The Girl Wanted

    Nixon Waterman

  • He becomes the almoner of the treasure-house of Light and Knowledge.

  • In the Rites of Durham it is termed the treasure-house or chancery.

    The Care of Books

    John Willis Clark