treasure house

or treasure-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.

Origin of treasure house

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75

Words Nearby treasure house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use treasure house in a sentence

  • Iftikhar drew from his bosom a tiny silk bag, and took forth a ring set with a single emerald, worth an emir's treasure house.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • For he was certain that the isolated structure Soriki had pointed out was not the treasure house they had come to loot.

    Star Born | Andre Norton
  • At last he picked it up and carried it to his treasure-house and covered it over very carefully.

    Blacky the Crow | Thornton W. Burgess
  • Enough to say that this treasure-house of art is apt to give the visitor a sense of general splendour on the brain.

  • In this literary treasure-house Borrow found facilities for study such as he nowhere else could hope to obtain.

    The Life of George Borrow | Herbert Jenkins