Treasure

Definition of Treasure

Treas´ure
n.1.Wealth accumulated; especially, a stock, or store of money in reserve.
This treasure hath fortune unto us given.
- Chaucer.
2.A great quantity of anything collected for future use; abundance; plenty.
We have treasures in the field, of wheat and of barley, and of oil and of honey.
- Jer. xli. 8.
3.That which is very much valued.
Ye shall be peculiar treasure unto me.
- Ex. xix. 5.
From thy wardrobe bring thy chiefest treasure.
- Milton.
Treasure city
a city for stores and magazines.
- Ex. i. 11.
v. t.1.To collect and deposit, as money or other valuable things, for future use; to lay up; to hoard; usually with up; as, to treasure up gold.
[imp. & p. p. Treasured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Treasuring.]

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