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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Treasure  \Treas"ure\,  n.  [OE.  tresor,  tresour,  F.  tr['e]sor,  L. 
  thesaurus,  Gr  ?  a  stone  laid  up  treasure,  probably  from  the 
  root  of  ?  to  put  place  See  {Thesis},  and  cf  {Thesaurus}.] 
  1.  Wealth  accumulated;  especially,  a  stock,  or  store  of  money 
  in  reserve. 
 
  This  treasure  hath  fortune  unto  us  given  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  A  great  quantity  of  anything  collected  for  future  use 
  abundance;  plenty. 
 
  We  have  treasures  in  the  field,  of  wheat  and  of 
  barley,  and  of  oil  and  of  honey.  --Jer.  xli.  8. 
 
  3.  That  which  is  very  much  valued. 
 
  Ye  shall  be  peculiar  treasure  unto  me  --Ex.  xix.  5. 
 
  From  thy  wardrobe  bring  thy  chiefest  treasure. 
  --Milton. 
 
  {Treasure  city},  a  city  for  stores  and  magazines.  --Ex.  i. 
  11. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Treasure  \Treas"ure\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Treasured};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Treasuring}.] 
  To  collect  and  deposit,  as  money  or  other  valuable  things 
  for  future  use  to  lay  up  to  hoard;  usually  with  up  as  to 
  treasure  up  gold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  treasure 
  n  1:  accumulated  wealth  in  the  form  of  money  or  jewels  etc.;  "the 
  pirates  hid  their  treasure  on  a  small  island  in  the  West 
  Indies"  [syn:  {hoarded  wealth}] 
  2:  something  highly  prized  for  its  beauty  or  perfection  [syn:  {gem}] 
  3:  any  possession  that  is  highly  valued  by  its  owner;  "the 
  children  returned  from  the  seashore  with  their  shells  and 
  other  treasures" 
  4:  a  collection  of  precious  things  "the  trunk  held  all  her 
  meager  treasures" 
  v  1:  hold  dear;  "I  prize  these  old  phtographs"  [syn:  {prize},  {value}, 
  {appreciate}] 
  2:  be  fond  of  be  attached  to  [syn:  {care  for},  {cherish},  {hold 
  dear}] 




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