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Treasure

Meanings and phrases

treasure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. art highly prized for its beauty or perfection; gem
  2. accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; hoarded wealth
  3. any possession that is highly valued by its owner
  4. a collection of precious things

treasure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. hold dear; prize; value; appreciate
  2. be fond of; be attached to; care for; cherish; hold dear

Treasure State

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border; Montana; MT

treasure chest

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chest filled with valuables
E.g.
  • In the corners of each such cave is a treasure chest.
  • At the strike of 12 noon, the White Lady appears with a treasure chest.
  • He dove in and swam into a large cave where a woman with one eye handed him a treasure chest.

treasure flower

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. decumbent South African perennial with short densely leafy stems and orange flower rays with black eyespots at base; Gazania rigens

treasure house

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a storehouse for treasures

treasure hunt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a game in which players try to find hidden articles by using a series of clues
E.g.
  • And so Hind resolves to reverse the treasure hunt of clues.
  • Ronald then begins his treasure hunt with his part of the map.
  • Crime Alley: A college wide treasure hunt organised by Rotaract Club, MANIT.

treasure ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a 16th-century ship loaded with treasure

treasure trove

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth); trove
  2. any collection of valuables that is discovered
E.g.
  • His books are a treasure trove of scholarship and a great joy to read.
  • In the Kingston District in 1901 he held 201 inquests: 121 males and 79 females with one case of treasure trove.
  • The Eden Sinfonia also aims to introduce British audience to the treasure trove of Israeli and Middle-Eastern classical music.

national treasure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The site is adjacent to the Ōmi Shrine and protected as a national treasure.
  • Catchy without being cliche and fun without being dumb, Neutron is a national treasure.
  • He has been called "one of the greatest of Irish story-tellers" and "a national treasure".

treasure hunters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the treasure hunters turned up empty handed.
  • For years, people and treasure hunters have tried to locate "Quedagh Merchant".
  • It is not well known or travelled but several treasure hunters have visited the site.

buried treasure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ó Séaghdha describes Irish as "the amazing buried treasure".
  • Popular belief says the island is the site of Captain Kidd's buried treasure.
  • (An account of this may have given rise to subsequent stories of pirates and buried treasure).

hidden treasure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hamm's script had the Penguin and Catwoman going after hidden treasure.
  • A group of hunters come into a dense forest to recover a hidden treasure.
  • It is said that there is still somewhere in the mountains a hidden treasure.

treasure fleet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1628 a Dutch fleet led by Admiral Piet Hein had captured a Spanish treasure fleet.
  • Instead, while Columbus's ships sheltered at the mouth of the Rio Jaina, the first Spanish treasure fleet sailed into the hurricane.
  • For generations, Englishmen had contemplated capturing the Spanish treasure fleet, a feat that had only been accomplished once, in 1628, by the Dutch.
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