treasure house

noun \ ˈtre-zhər-ˌhau̇s , ˈtrā- \
variants: or less commonly treasure-house

Definition of treasure house

1 : a building where treasure is kept : treasury
2 : a place or source (such as a collection) where many things of value can be found

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First Known Use of treasure house

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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