Definition of 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: wealth (such as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded
: wealth of any kind or in any form : riches
: a store of money in reserve
: to hold or keep as precious : cherish, prize
: to collect and store up (something of value) for future use : hoard
: a container for storage or shipping
: a box with a lid used especially for the safekeeping of belongings
: a cupboard used especially for the storing of medicines or first-aid supplies
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