The obscure word of the week is fisc

This week’s obscure English word is fisc. It is an older word meaning a state or royal treasury, derived from the Latin fiscus. The more common term ‘fiscal’, as in government spending policy, is related to it.

Your challenge: write a sentence or two in the comments using this word.

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6 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is fisc

    1. No – too difficult! Of course, others may wish to take up that challenge… (Apologies for the delay replying – my time on social media has had to take second place to other priorities of late).

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  1. Thankfully the treasury wasn’t impacted by the current and sudden volatility in the frisbee golf supply shortage… thought it did lead astray some MPs missing votes: Brisk, frisky disc risk misses fisc, whisks bisques amiss.


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