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- n. A female treasurer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman who is a treasurer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman who has charge of a treasure; a female treasurer.
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Then she bade her treasuress give Nuzhat al-Fuad a hundred dinars and a piece of silk and said to her, "O Nuzhat al-Fuad, go, lay him out and carry him forth."
Thereat Queen Zalzalah rejoiced with joy exceeding and bidding her treasuress bring a basket, wherein were fifty pairs of bracelets and the same number of earrings, all of gold, crusted with jewels of price, whose like nor mankind nor Jinn-kind possessed, and an hundred robes of vari-coloured brocades and an hundred thousand ducats, gave the whole to Tohfah.
She will mourn for me and weep and bid her new treasuress give thee an hundred dinars and a piece of silk [FN#62] and will say to thee, Go, lay him out and carry him forth. '
FN#58] And indeed Abu al-Hasan became high in honour with the Caliph and favoured above all, so that he sat with him and the Lady Zubaydah bint al-Kasim, whose treasuress Nuzhat al -
Then she bade her treasuress give Nuzhat al-Fuad an hundred dinars and a piece of silk and said to her, "O Nuzhat al -