Definition of subtreasury
: a subordinate treasury or place of deposit especially : any of nine former branch treasuries of the U.S. "… Whig or Tory, with their interminable brawls about banks and the sub-treasury …" — Nathaniel Hawthorne… the United States Treasury with its subtreasury system had come in 1846; but still there were many, many wildcat banks … — Theodore Dreiser
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evasion of direct action or statement
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