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priv'y purse"



Brit.
1. a sum from the public revenues allotted to the sovereign for personal expenses.
2. a member of the royal household in charge of paying these expenses.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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