- a collection of objects.
- treasure-trove(def 2).
Origin of trove
Related Words for troveaggregation, pile, inflation, growth, accretion, quantity, build-up, stockpile, inventory, cache, trove, mishmash, agglomeration, accumulation, backlog, chunk, accession, mass, aggrandizement, addition
Examples from the Web for trove
Contemporary Examples of trove
Would a state with a keen understanding of the power of propaganda be so willing to just throw away such a trove of information?No, North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony
December 24, 2014
A trove of photos found after his death reveals he spent this time documenting the crazy world around him.
From 1960 to 1967, Hopper disappeared from Hollywood, and this trove of images helps document how he spent his time.
A trove of Bush-era emails that had been quote-unquote-lost resurfaced in 2009, the victim of an ostensible act of mislabeling.Paging Rose Mary Woods: Obama’s Unbelievable Missing IRS Emails
June 18, 2014
After discovering a trove of unknown photographs at an auction, John Maloof set about exposing the nanny-cum-artist who took them.Vivian Maier: Still Missing
April 24, 2014
Historical Examples of trove
I never knew it was there, and gave the trove to Naboth as a direct gift from Heaven.Life's Handicap
Often she prayed Tarraway to come for her, but he turned a deaf ear to her cry, and was never more seen in Trove.
Many who came from a distance went down to Trove to pass a merry Christmas night.
Junius stayed with the trove in his hands and the tingling of an odd excitement in his mind.Where the Pavement Ends
The boys sat round-eyed on their beds considering the possibilities of this trove.Stalky & Co.
- See treasure-trove
1888, from treasure trove (c.1550), from Anglo-French tresor trové (late 12c.), translating Latin thesaurus inventus, literally "treasure found." Originally any precious metal object one finds hidden whose owner is unknown. As this usually meant ancient hoards, the term came to mean "treasure hoard" in popular use. Rendered treasure found from mid-15c.