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EXCHEQUER

a department or office of state in medieval England charged with the collection and management of the royal revenue and judicial determination of all revenue causes

The meaning of the word exchequer is a department or office of state in medieval England charged with the collection and management of the royal revenue and judicial determination of all revenue causes.

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