Definition of Trove

1. Noun. Treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth).

Exact synonyms: Treasure Trove
Generic synonyms: Hoarded Wealth, Treasure



Definition of Trove

1. Noun. A treasure trove; a collection of treasure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trove

1. a valuable discovery [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trove

trouting
troutings
troutlet
troutlets
troutlike
troutling
troutlings
trouts
trouty
trouvere
trouveres
trouveur
trouveurs
trouvère
trovafloxacin
trove (current term)
trover
trovers
troves
trow
trowable
trowed
trowel
trowel machine
trowel machines
troweled
troweler
trowelers
trowelful
trowelfuls

Literary usage of Trove

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1. Britton by Francis Morgan Nichols (1865)
"... en terre trove de wrek et de ... et de autre chose trove, qe nous sount ... Ct SI ii soit trove en la mer, ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"Treasure-troVe.—To the same original may in part be referred the revenue of treasure-trove (derived from the French word, trover, to find), called in Latin ..."

3. The Hedaya, Or Guide: A Commentary on the Mussulman Laws by ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr] [al-Marghīnānī, Charles Hamilton (1870)
"The reason for the former opinion is that the fixing it at the space of a ji ar occurred respecting a trove property of the value of one hundred ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1896)
"Treasure-trove and its Ownership. — All such derelict as we have described are of chattels inanimate found on the earth's surface. ..."

5. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"As to the offence of concealing Treasure trove; V. Steph. Cr. 274: Arch. Cr. 966. The jurisdiction of the coroner is limited to enquiring who was, ..."

6. The Antiquary (1903)
"treasure trove comprised " ancient coins, gold and silver ornaments, ... "Treasure trove is where any gold or silver in coin, plate or bullion is found ..."

7. The Gentleman's Magazine (1852)
"6 Coke in his Third Institute says, " Treasure trove is when a man finds coin ... But it is said not to he Treasure trove if it lie other metal than gold or ..."

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