the privy purse

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: the amount of money given to the British king or queen for personal expenses

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“The privy purse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20privy%20purse. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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