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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURER, n. trezh'urer. One who has the care of a treasure or treasury; an officer who receives the public money arising from taxes and duties or other sources of revenue, takes charge of the same, and disburses it upon orders drawn by the proper authority. Incorporated companies and private societies have also their treasurers.
In England, the lord high treasurer is the principal officer of the crown, under whose charge is all the national revenue.
The treasurer of the household, in the absence of the lord-steward, has power with the controller and other officers of the Green-cloth, and the steward of the Marshalsea, to hear and determine treasons, felonies and other crimes committed within the king's palace. There is also the treasurer of the navy, and the treasurers of the county.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds [syn: treasurer, financial officer]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. a guardian of a collection of treasures ; curator 2. an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: as a. a governmental officer charged with receiving, keeping, and disbursing public revenues b. the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business corporation treasurership noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a person appointed to administer the funds of a society or municipality etc. 2 an officer authorized to receive and disburse public revenues. Derivatives: treasurership n. Etymology: ME f. AF tresorer, OF tresorier f. tresor (see TREASURE) after LL thesaurarius

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Treasurer Treas"ur*er, n. [OE. tresourer, F. tr['e]sorier.] One who has the care of a treasure or treasure or treasury; an officer who receives the public money arising from taxes and duties, or other sources of revenue, takes charge of the same, and disburses it upon orders made by the proper authority; one who has charge of collected funds; as, the treasurer of a society or corporation. Lord high treasurer of England, formerly, the third great officer of the crown. His office is now executed by five persons styled the lords commissioners of the treasury, or treasury lords.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(treasurers) The treasurer of a society or organization is the person who is in charge of its finances and keeps its accounts. N-COUNT: oft N of n

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

('atsar, gedhabhar, gizbar, cakhan; oikonomos):

(1) 'Atsar, meaning primarily "to store up," and hence, one who lays up in store, i.e. a "treasurer": "I made treasurers over the treasuries" (Ne 13:13).

(2) Gedhabhar (Aramaic), used only in Da 3:2,3: "treasurers," named with judges and counselors as recognized officials.

(3) Gizbar, used in Ezr 7:21 (Aramaic) and equivalent in Ezr 1:8 (Hebrew): "treasurers beyond the river" and "Mithredath the treasurer."

(4) Cakhan, primarily meaning "one who ministers to," and hence, a keeper of treasure, treasurer: "Get thee unto this treasurer" (Isa 22:15). Perhaps the idea of steward is here intended.

(5) Oikonomos, by the King James Version translated "chamberlain," more properly in the American Standard Revised Version translated "treasurer": "Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you" (Ro 16:23).

William Edward Raffety

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Bursar, cash-keeper.

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