from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A repository in a public place, as in a school or theater, where found items are kept for reclaiming by their owners.
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- n. A department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners.
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But, O my lord, when thy habit was lost and found didst thou likewise recover the lanthorn which was stolen from thee?