(in Britain) the annuities voted by Parliament for the support of the royal household and the royal family
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Latterly she had a civil-list pension; but, on the whole, she supported herself and her parents by writing.A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)|George Saintsbury
The civil-list of the king amounted to more than one-tenth of the whole revenue.History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete|John Lothrop Motley