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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