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- n. Plural form of fisc.
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The official line remains that everyone's fiscs are under control and Greece will repay its bills in full and on time.
S & P's analysis should be read instead as a longer-term reminder that when it comes to dysfunctional fiscs, things can't go on forever as they have, even in a large economy.
It is more difficult to mock the legitimacy of Scott Brown's overthrow of the Kennedy legacy, the election results in Virginia and New Jersey, an economic discomfort that is both generalized and specific to the disintegration of state and federal fiscs, and indeed the array of state attorneys general who filed a constitutional complaint against the new health-care law.
The fiscs in both Albany and Sacramento are perched atop a shrinking base of taxpayers, many so wealthy that they don 't care what tax rates are.
We know today the name of almost every man, woman, and child who was living on those little _fiscs_ in the time of Charlemagne, and a great deal about their daily lives.
On each of these _fiscs_ the land was divided into seigniorial and tributary lands; the first administered by the monks through a steward or some other officer, and the second possessed by various tenants, who received and held them from the abbey.