treasury

Part of speech: noun

The place for the keeping of treasure; department having charge of public revenues.

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Usage examples "treasury":

  1. After I became Secretary of the Treasury I was present at every Cabinet meeting, and I never saw Mr. Lincoln or any of his ministers upon his knees or in tears. - "Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?", John B. Remsburg.
  2. " A Sub- Treasury," said another young man, coming up to the bar. - "The Lights and Shadows of Real Life", T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English.
  3. " He was instructed," writes the secret agent Landrieux, " as to what might well be drawn from this war for the French treasury." - "Cavour", Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco.