1.1 archaic & North American A public treasury or exchequer.
More example sentences
- By this he means, first of all, that under it the fisc cannot increase revenues at will, because it has but one source and is already by assumption taking all that that source will yield.
- According to him, both religion and the state will flourish better when they are not joined through a shared fisc.
- Further, while this will undoubtedly cause further strain on the already-burdened budget of our southern neighbour, it may serve to draw attention to the parlous state of their fisc and perhaps lead to more prudence.
Definition of fisc in:
- The US English dictionary