storehouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

store +‎ house

Noun[edit]

storehouse ‎(plural storehouses)

  1. A building for keeping goods of any kind, especially provisions; a magazine; a repository; a warehouse.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) A single location or resource 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?)

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Verb[edit]

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