treasure chest


: a large box that is filled with gold, silver, jewels, etc.
often used figuratively
The house is a treasure chest filled with artifacts from a bygone era.

Examples of treasure chest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a poseable crab that comes complete with a treasure chest and a deep-sea angler fish. Alida Nugent, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2024 The university museum’s collection from Rio do Meio includes teeth from at least eight different species—and shark teeth are a treasure chest of information. Sarah Sloat, Smithsonian Magazine, 29 Feb. 2024 Once the treasure chest was opened, Real Madrid found their space and allowed Jude Bellingham to exploit it with the England international scoring a further two goals to give the league leaders a convincing advantage over their closest rivals. Sam Leveridge, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2024 Now, following in the footsteps of pioneers such as Peter Lord, David Sproxton and Nick Park, new recruits have come on board at the company’s headquarters on Spike Island in the port city of Bristol, in the West of England, replenishing its creative treasure chest. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 24 Jan. 2024 The treasure chest shown is the original from the first year of the Treasure Hunt, used to house the first medallion 60 years ago, in 1952. Jared Kaufman, Twin Cities, 21 Jan. 2024 Where to Shop Book an appointment at Clothes Heaven, which for forty years has been a designer resale treasure chest bursting with archival finds from the likes of Chanel, Prada, Jean Paul Gaultier, Hermes, Pucci, and Manolo Blahnik. Mosha Lundström Halbert, Vogue, 20 Dec. 2023 Find it on Amazon A Selection of Elegant Cufflinks That Dress to Impress This gift box is treasure chest of elegance with not one, not two, but a dazzling dozen pairs of cufflinks. Bianka Ramon, Rolling Stone, 1 Dec. 2023 There was a big box like a treasure chest in one of the rooms. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 30 Oct. 2023

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“Treasure chest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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