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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TREASURY

No nation has ever before been embarrassed from too large a surplus in its treasury.

A surplus in the Treasury created by loans is not a permanent or safe reliance.

While a Treasury surplus is not the greatest evil, it is a serious evil.

"Hear, hear," ironically from the Opposition, approvingly from the Treasury benches.

I am now convinced that the explosion you speak of in the Treasury was caused by myself.

When last the girl saw her lover he was to be that night on guard in the Treasury.

The emperor commanded that these fragments be preserved in the treasury.

A former Lloyd-George of the Treasury, who had different ideas of taxation.

He had swiveled dangerously on the Secretary of the Treasury again.

It was said that the French Treasury, which was not overflowing, was still more reduced by the Queen's partiality for her brother.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "room for treasure," from Old French tresorie (11c.), from tresor (see treasure). Meaning "department of state that controls public revenue" is recorded from late 14c. An Old English word for "room for treasure" was maðm-hus.

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