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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Definitions for fisc
  1. a royal or state treasury; exchequer.

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Citations for fisc
And I'll bet he fiddles on the share the fisc is supposed to get. S. M. Stirling and David Drake, Conqueror, 2003
"I collected the monies due the fisc," Theodotos said calmly. H. N. Turteltaub, Justinian, 1998
Origin of fisc
1590-1600
Fisc came from the Latin word fiscus meaning "treasury, moneybag" or, literally, "basket, bag."
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