first lord of the treasury

Definition of first lord of the treasury 

(Entry 1 of 4)

: the principal lord commissioner of the treasury whose office has only nominal official duties but is usually held by the British prime minister

lord commissioner of the treasury

Definition of lord commissioner of the treasury (Entry 2 of 4)

: one of the lords commissioners who perform the duties of the former office of lord high treasurer of England — see first lord of the treasury

lord of the treasury

Definition of lord of the treasury (Entry 3 of 4)

the Treasury Department

noun

Definition of the Treasury Department (Entry 4 of 4)

: the government department that is in charge of handling a country's money

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First Known Use of first lord of the treasury

1698, in the meaning defined above

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