Riches

Definition of Riches

Rich´es
n. pl.1.That which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods, money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence.
Riches do not consist in having more gold and silver, but in having more in proportion, than our neighbors.
- Locke.
2.That which appears rich, sumptuous, precious, or the like.
The riche of heaven's pavement, trodden gold.
- Milton.
Against the richesses of this world shall they have misease of poverty.
- Chaucer.
In one hour so great riches is come to nought.
- Rev. xviii. 17.
And for that riches where is my deserving?
- Shak.

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