Definition of Treasure chest

1. Noun. A chest filled with valuables.

Generic synonyms: Chest

Definition of Treasure chest

1. Noun. the chest that held the royal treasury ¹

2. Noun. a chest filled with treasure, especially one used by pirates etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Treasure Chest

treasure chest (current term)
treasure chests
treasure flower
treasure flowers
treasure house
treasure houses
treasure hunt
treasure hunts
treasure map
treasure maps
treasure ship
treasure trails
treasure trove
treasure troves

Literary usage of Treasure chest

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1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"When I was confronted with the dilemma of turning Pandora's box into a treasure chest, one of my eighth grade students gave me the key—a game called ..."

2. Westminster by Walter Besant (1895)
"The privileges and duties and powers of the Prior are bewildering to read : to go first after the Abbot ; to sit in a treasure chest IN THE CHAPEL OF PYX, ..."

3. The Antiquary (1903)
"OLD IRON treasure chest. a large Roman bath, and many minor remains, including a very fine altar, inscribed stones, a quantity of bones, a ram's head with ..."

4. The Court and Reign of Francis the First, King of France by Pardoe (Julia) (1887)
"... An interview is arranged between the emperor and Francis — Death of Louise de Savoie — Her treasure-chest — The French king liberates the territories of ..."

5. Trading with the Far East: How to Sell in the Orient : Policies, Methods by Irving Bank-Columbia Trust Company (1920)
"... "treasure chest" of the Indies JAVA HAS been called "The treasure chest of the Netherlands." It is the trade center of the Dutch East India Islands, ..."

6. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1899)
"The treasure chest formerly belonging to the Custom House, Carlisle. By the PRESIDENT. Read at Shap Wells, ..."

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