2. That department of a government which has charge of the finances.
3. A repository of abundance; a storehouse.
4. Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, " Maunder's
Treasury of Botany."
5. A treasure.
Board of treasury, the board to which is intrusted the management of all matters relating to the sovereign's civil list or other revenues.
Brande & C. --
Treasury bench, the first row of seats on the right hand of the Speaker in the House of Commons; -- so called because occupied by the first lord of the treasury and chief minister of the crown.
Treasury lord. See
Lord high treasurer of England, under Treasurer.
(U. S. Finance), a circulating note or bill issued by government authority from the Treasury Department, and receivable in payment of dues to the government.
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