Treasure city, a city for stores and magazines. Ex. i. 11.

(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.

(Treas"ure-house`) n. A house or building where treasures and stores are kept.

(Treas"ur*er) n. [OE. tresourer, F. trésorier.] One who has the care of a treasure or treasure or treasury; an officer who receives the public money arising from taxes and duties, or other sources of revenue, takes charge of the same, and disburses it upon orders made by the proper authority; one who has charge of collected funds; as, the treasurer of a society or corporation.

Lord high treasurer of England, formerly, the third great officer of the crown. His office is now executed by five persons styled the lords commissioners of the treasury, or treasury lords.

(Treas"ur*er*ship), n. The office of treasurer.

(Treas"ur*ess), n. A woman who is a treasurer. [R.]

(Treas"ure-trove`) n. [Treasure + OF. trové, F. trouvé, p. p. of OF. trover to find, F. trouver. See Trover.] (Common Law) Any money, bullion, or the like, found in the earth, or otherwise hidden, the owner of which is not known. In England such treasure belongs to the crown; whereas similar treasure found in the sea, or upon the surface of the land, belongs to the finder if no owner appears.

(Treas"ur*y) n.; pl. Treasuries [OE. tresorie, F. trésorerie.]

1. A place or building in which stores of wealth are deposited; especially, a place where public revenues are deposited and kept, and where money is disbursed to defray the expenses of government; hence, also, the place of deposit and disbursement of any collected funds.

2. That department of a government which has charge of the finances.

3. A repository of abundance; a storehouse.

4. Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, " Maunder's Treasury of Botany."

5. A treasure. [Obs.] Marston.

Board of treasury, the board to which is intrusted the management of all matters relating to the sovereign's civil list or other revenues. [Eng.] Brande & C.Treasury bench, the first row of seats on the right hand of the Speaker in the House of Commons; — so called because occupied by the first lord of the

1. Wealth accumulated; especially, a stock, or store of money in reserve.

This treasure hath fortune unto us given.

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.

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