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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A state treasury; exchequer.
From French fisc (tax office), from Latin fiscus (treasury, purse). Earliest documented use: 1598.
"Houses of worship are free to open schools, but they are expected to pay for them with privately raised funds. None are given access to the public fisc."
Rob Boston; Amendment Anxiety; Church & State (Washington, DC); Feb 2012.
See more usage examples of fisc in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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