buried treasure


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buried treasure

1. Literally, treasure (such as gold, jewels, or other valuable items) that has been buried under sand or lays hidden in the ocean. Every kid dreams of finding buried treasure at the beach.
2. Anything that has lain dormant or undiscovered for a long period of time that, upon discovery, is found to be of great value. The writer, who was unknown in his lifetime, became hugely popular after the buried treasure of his unpublished manuscript was discovered among his belongings.
See also: bury, treasure
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He now ordered his companions to keep close by him, and to maintain the most inflexible silence; that certain precautions must be taken and ceremonies used to prevent the evil spirits which kept about buried treasure from doing them any harm.
Upon this discovery I was so sanguine as to consider the enigma solved; for the phrase 'main branch, seventh limb, east side,' could refer only to the position of the skull upon the tree, while 'shoot from the left eye of the death's head' admitted, also, of but one interpretation, in regard to a search for buried treasure.
The Buried Treasure exhibition, which runs until June 26, will include the Roman silver of the Mildenhall Treasure and the Hoxne hoard, which is the largest collection of Roman gold and silver bracelets and coins found in Britain.
PEOPLE in Coventry have pounds 116 million of buried treasure in their attic - and it's losing them pounds 7.
MORE than 150 youngsters were today building a huge sandcastle and hunting for buried treasure during an event called The Big Dig on the seafront at Seaburn.
The actor, who died of cancer in February, is short-listed for the Lew Grade award for his role in ITV1's Buried Treasure.
Next week: George Clooney and Catherine-Zeta Jones become embroiled in the battle of the sexes in the Coen brothers' romantic comedy Intolerable Cruelty and a young boy unearths buried treasure in the desert in Holes.
A HOARD of ancient buried treasure was being unveiled today by the British Museum.
THE Guess The Regional Accent aspect of John Thaw's performance in Buried Treasure was quickly resolved when he announced: "I've found t'builder's merchant giving discount on t'paving slabs.
THE hunt is on to find buried treasure at Draycote Water Country Park.
ANY resemblance to persons living or dead in Buried Treasure (ITV) was purely intentional - not to mention cynical.
Nickles ("This Is Not A Film"), "55 Holly Star," is a whimsical, comedic adventure of one man's desperate attempts to uncover a forgotten childhood memory that contains clues to buried treasure.
Viewers are getting hooked on the show as they watch the Irish contestants search for pounds 50,000 in buried treasure.
Archaeologists said the buried treasure was found in an excavation site in what was the business district of the then Roman city.
Join young Jim Hawkins as he searches for buried treasure on a tropical island in this play based on Robert Louis Stevenson's book of adventure and intrigue.