storehouse

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

store +‎ house

NounEdit

storehouse (plural storehouses)

  1. A building for keeping goods of any kind, especially provisions; a magazine; a repository; a warehouse.
  2. (by extension) A single non-geographical place where a large quantity of something can be found.
    This old book is a genuine storehouse of useful cooking tips
  3. (obsolete) A mass or quantity laid up.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

storehouse (third-person singular simple present storehouses, present participle storehousing, simple past and past participle storehoused)

  1. (transitive) To lay up in store.
    the mental storehousing of information
Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 00:53