- treasury (n.)
- c. 1300, "room for treasure," from Old French tresorie "treasury" (11c.), from tresor (see treasure (n.)). Meaning "department of state that controls public revenue" is recorded from late 14c. An Old English word for "room for treasure" was maðm-hus and for "treasury," feo-hus (see fee).
- 1. America's treasury secretary identified the most heavily indebted countries.
- 2. The Treasury has long been predicting an upturn in consumer spending.
- 3. There was a note of caution for the Treasury in the figures.
- 4. Among the speakers at the gathering was Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady.
- 5. The insurance company will take warehouse stocks or treasury bonds as surety.
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