Definition for TREAS-URE

TREAS-URE, n. [trezh'ur; Fr. tresor; Sp. and It. tesauro; L. thesaurus; Gr. θησαυρος.]

  1. Wealth accumulated; particularly, a stock or store of money in reserve. Henry VII. was frugal and penurious, and collected a great treasure of gold and silver.
  2. A great quantity of any thing collected for future use. We have treasures in the field, of wheat and of barley, and of oil and of honey. – Jer. xli.
  3. Something very much valued. – Ps. cxxxv. Ye shall be a peculiar treasure to me. – Exod. xix.
  4. Great abundance. In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. – Col. ii.

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