see also: Riches
  • IPA: /ɹɪt͡ʃɪz/
  1. Money, goods, wealth, treasure.
    • 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene ii], page 12 ↗, column Cal.}} […] Sometimes a thouſand twangling Inſtruments
      Will hum about mine eares ; and ſometime voices,
      That if I then had wak'd after long ſleepe,
      Will make me ſleepe againe, and then in dreaming,
      The clouds methought would open, and ſhew riches
      Ready to drop vpon me, that when I wak'd
      I cri'de to dreame againe.:
  2. (figurative) An abundance of anything desirable.
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