undertreasurer love

Definitions

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  • n. An assistant treasurer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An assistant treasurer.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ treasurer

Examples

  • This meant in practice that Sir William Paulet, the treasurer, and Sir Richard Sackville, the undertreasurer, and a horde of minions spent days in advance in the Wardrobe Tower where the bulk of the treasure was housed, lining shelves with black velvet, burnishing choice items with soft cloths, arranging them on stands that would display them to advantage, and laying strips of blue carpet to provide Elizabeth with a pathway around the display.

    QUEEN’S RANSOM

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