a person in charge of treasure or a treasury.
an officer of a government, corporation, association, or the like, in charge of the receipt, care, and disbursement of money.
Origin of treasurer
1250–1300; Middle English tresorerRelated formstreas·ur·er·ship, nounun·der·treas·ur·er, noun
< Late Latin thēsaurārius.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for treasurership
Historical Examples of treasurership
We made a last stand on the Athletic Association treasurership.
A few minutes afterwards Mrs. Galton offered her the treasurership.
John S. Cook, the leading banker of this town, accepted the treasurership on the same representations.
Oh, by the way, I have made up my mind to take that treasurership—beastly nuisance, eh?
When peace was made, Edward summoned him again as a baron and gave him the Garter and the treasurership of his household.
British Dictionary definitions for treasurership
Derived Formstreasurership, noun
a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body
(in the Commonwealth of Australia and each of the Australian states) the minister of finance
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Word Origin and History for treasurership
late 13c., from Old French tresorier, from tresor (see treasure (n.)).
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