treasure

treasure
1. noun
a) A collection of valuable things.

"Now," resumed Silver, "here it is. You give us the chart to get the treasure by, and drop shooting poor seamen and stoving of their heads in while asleep. You do that, and well offer you a choice. Either you come aboard along of us, once the treasure shipped, and then Ill give you my affy-davy, upon my word of honour, to clap you somewhere safe ashore.

b) Any single thing that one values greatly.

I found the whole to answer your Account of it, a Heap of Jewels, unstrung and unpolisht; yet so dazling in their Disorder, that I soon perceivd I had seizd a Treasure.

See Also: treasury
2. verb
a) To consider to be precious.

Oh, this ring is beautiful! I’ll treasure it forever.

b) To store or stow in a safe place.

I LOVE it, I love it ; and who shall dare


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