And yet that just contributed to the local lore of the state as a repository for rugged Americana.
The library was so enormous that it was too large for any repository to digest and was therefore sold off over several years.
Outdated views on family honor—which see women as its repository—have a lot to answer for.
Nobody could object to the way in which the cases were carried from the elevator and set upon stanchions at the repository.
Said to be the repository of more European secrets than any European statesman since Bismarck.
His book is a repository of the most startling facts of this description.
These I took from their repository when the attraction of my watch showed signs of failing.
As may be imagined he was a repository of much valuable and varied information.
But the word-store of an international tongue must not be a golden treasury of art, a repository of "bigotry and virtue."
He was the friend, confidant, and repository of all their troubles.
late 15c., "vessel, etc., for storage," Middle French repositoire or directly from Late Latin repositorium "store," in classical Latin, "a stand on which food is placed," from noun use of repositus, past participle of reponere "put away, store" (see repose (v.2)). Figurative use is recorded from 1640s.