Storehouse Store"house`, n. 1. A building for keeping goods of any kind, especially provisions; a magazine; a repository; a warehouse. [1913 Webster]

Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto Egyptians. --Gen. xli. 56. [1913 Webster]

The Scripture of God is a storehouse abounding with estimable treasures of wisdom and knowledge. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

2. A mass or quality laid up. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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