store·house | \ˈstȯr-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of storehouse 

1 : a building for storing goods (such as provisions) : magazine, warehouse

2 : an abundant supply or source : repository a storehouse of information

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Examples of storehouse in a Sentence

the company has a large storehouse filled with lumber for manufacturing its line of furniture

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Mounting another couple of the museum’s many storehouse treasures in the area would animate it and give the queuers something to think about. Steve Johnson,, "With a skeleton and megaplanters, the Field Museum fleshes out its main hall," 26 June 2018 David Holthouse goes furthest afield, discussing how the North in Western literature has long been seen as a place of eternal winter and a storehouse for evil. Anchorage Daily News, "Anchorage Museum takes a broad look at northern life in ‘North: Finding Place in Alaska’," 10 June 2018 In yoga, the hips are often referred to as storehouses for tension and unrelieved emotions. Chloe Kernaghan, Time, "Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility," 29 May 2018 And their storehouse of young prospects will be attractive to other NHL teams. Steve Lyttle, charlotteobserver, "5 questions to ponder in wake of Checkers’ playoff loss to Lehigh Valley | Charlotte Observer," 13 May 2018 But that ability to hold a significant storehouse of water can make some succulents extremely user friendly plants for a hot, dry summer Kentucky garden. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "Why your 'great garden intentions' should center around succulents," 11 May 2018 And the storehouses — the cryptocurrency trading exchanges — are far less reliable and trustworthy than ordinary banks and brokers. 3. Bill Harris, Recode, "Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history," 24 Apr. 2018 This is the latest in a series of revelations about data leaking out of Facebook’s massive storehouses of user information. Alexis C. Madrigal, The Atlantic, "'Most' People on Facebook May Have Had Their Accounts Scraped," 4 Apr. 2018 During the past four years, Penguin Point has loaned countless costumes from its storehouse of roughly 80,000 items to more than 300 organizations throughout the state. Matthew J. Palm,, "Amid security concerns, region's largest costume shop shuts doors," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of storehouse

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of storehouse

: a building where goods are kept for future use

: a large amount or supply of something


store·house | \ˈstȯr-ˌhau̇s \
plural storehouses\-ˌhau̇-zəz \

Kids Definition of storehouse

1 : a building for storing goods

2 : a large supply or source a storehouse of information

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