depository

[ dih-poz-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF depository
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You have Blanktown, then, as the depository of Celia's fortune.

So we were, Tony,—so is every man that is the depository of a certain power.

My groom, however, thought it might be useful as a depository of barley in the stable!

She is to be the depository of all his secrets, and the recipient of all his thoughts.

A depository is a place where things are or may be put away for safe keeping.

It is not a library in the sole sense of a depository for books.

As I was about to follow, the keeper of the depository said to me: "No one is allowed to go in."

And a second question arises: Was the central temple the depository of a relic?

Heretofore it had been used by the Sharks as a depository for their ill-gotten gains.

Is it not he who ought to be the depository of all your secrets?'

WORD ORIGIN

"place where things are deposited," 1750, from Medieval Latin depositorium, from deposit-, past participle stem of Latin deponere (see deposit (v.)) + -orium (see -ory).

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