fisc

[ fisk ]
/ fɪsk /
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noun

a royal or state treasury; exchequer.

Nearby words

  1. firstling,
  2. firstly,
  3. firstnighter,
  4. firsts,
  5. firth,
  6. fiscal,
  7. fiscal agent,
  8. fiscal cliff,
  9. fiscal drag,
  10. fiscal policy

Origin of fisc

1590–1600; < Middle French < Latin fiscus treasury, moneybag, literally, basket, bag

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British Dictionary definitions for fisc

fisc

/ (fɪsk) /

noun

rare a state or royal treasury

Word Origin for fisc

C16: from Latin fiscus treasury, originally money-bag

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