treasurer

Definitions

  • The treasure at last
    The treasure at last
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n treasurer an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
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Additional illustrations & photos:

TREASURES OF PRIAM TREASURES OF PRIAM
DISCOVERED TOMB WITH ITS TREASURES DISCOVERED TOMB WITH ITS TREASURES
Kate, Constance and Willy with their repaired treasures Kate, Constance and Willy with their repaired treasures
The Farmer's Treasure The Farmer's Treasure
The tree flies away, stranding the treasure seekers The tree flies away, stranding the treasure seekers
THE TREASURE HID IN A FIELD THE TREASURE HID IN A FIELD
The treasure is all his own, and he shall have every farthing's worth of it The treasure is all his own, and he shall have every farthing's worth of it
The giants find Jack in the treasure room The giants find Jack in the treasure room

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Mexican version of the Tooth Fairy is known as the Tooth Mouse, which takes the tooth and leaves treasures in its place
    • n Treasurer 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The 3 Magi:(or Wise Men) and their gifts: Melchoir, "king of light," offered Gold, Gaspar ,"or the white one," offered frankincense, and Balthazar, "lord of treasures," offered myrrh.
    • n treasurer One who or that which treasures or stores up; one who has charge of treasure.
    • n treasurer Specifically, 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; also, one who has the charge of collected funds, such as those belonging to incorporated companies or private societies.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are no female characters in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island because he was following the instructions of his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne, for whom he wrote the book. Llyod wanted a story "about a map, a treasure, a mutiny and a derelict ship. No women in the story."
    • Treasurer one who has the care of a treasure or treasury: one who has charge of collected funds
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Quotations

  • Pietro Aretino
    Pietro Aretino
    “I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “A faithful friend is a strong defense: and he that hath found one hath found a treasure.”
  • Jewish Saying
    Jewish Saying
    “Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Faithful friends are gifts from heaven: Whoever finds one has found a treasure.”
  • William Penn
    William%20Penn
    “Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”

Idioms

One man's trash is another man's treasure - What is useless to one person might be valuable to another.
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Treasure trove - Something of great value or a very good source.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. tresourer, F. trésorier,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. trésor—L. thesaurus—Gr. thēsauros.

Usage

In literature:

The treasure hunt proceeded with more or less zest but neither real nor fancied treasure was discovered.
"The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters" by Charles Henry Lerrigo
That is the way to find treasure.
"Red Cap Tales" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
As the treasure wagons from the mines filed through a narrow gorge the sailors fell upon them.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
What treasures were to be brought into Berlin!
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
With our united treasures we ought to have a lovely room.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
He made him "Court Jew," or official treasurer of the principality.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
With this information he hoped to obtain his treasure again, by shrewd management, when he went to New York.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
Terrified, he flung the bag wherein he had secured the treasures out into the night.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
He had found the bed roll undisturbed, and knew that Big Tom had not discovered his treasures.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
But if God possesses me He is not going to let His treasures be lost in the grave.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
She did not waken while her treasure was being taken from her.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
Tell him we estimate the treasure at a hundred and thirty millions.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
It is a great treasure of art for all the ages.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
Wrecked on Spider Island; or, How Ned Rogers Found the Treasure.
"Adrift on the Pacific" by Edward S. Ellis
Broome says that he has a chart of a treasure island which lies down that way, and he is going down to locate it.
"Frontier Boys in the South Seas" by Wyn Roosevelt
And if so the roof of an Indian church would be the place to look for such a treasure.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
He also wished his prisoner to tell him in what castle the war-treasure of Theodoric was concealed.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
This treasure was buried many years ago by one of the Presbys' ancestors.
"The Automobile Girls at Chicago" by Laura Dent Crane
Even to the present day do the Prefect and the Treasurer lament the loss.
"The Scarlet Banner" by Felix Dahn
This Board elected JAMES BRADFORD, Clerk; S. W. RAYMOND, Constable; and T. D. BREWSTER, Treasurer.
"The History of Peru" by Henry S. Beebe
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In poetry:

Oh! my soul, how great thy loss
But for His redeeming Cross!
All thy treasures count but dross,
All but His redeeming Cross.
"I Will Trust The Crucified" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
Such is my lot, my lonely doom.
Life would have brimmed with pleasure
had I known her better whom
I hunger for and treasure.
"Quatrains" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
If dim the gold of life has grown,
I will not count it dross,
Nor turn from treasures still my own
To sigh for lack and loss.
"My Birthday" by John Greenleaf Whittier
She treasures up each throbbing prayer:
Come, trembler, come and pour
Into her bosom all thy care,
For she has balm in store.
"Gunpowder Treason" by John Keble
The sea hath its pearls for treasure,
The heavens their starry jewels,
But ah! my heart, my heart,
My heart hath its own love.
"The North Sea -- First Cycle" by Heinrich Heine
And so beareth he his brethren,
All his treasures, all his children,
Wildly shouting, to the bosom
Of his long-expectant sire.
"Mahomet's Song" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In news:

HOBIE HILER/SPECIAL TO TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS.
Vote for Karen Lindler Treasurer for Newberry, SC.
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However, you will find a treasure trove of vintage men's fashion.
This is someone's treasured family member.
Walt Zable was a California treasure, an innovator whose business, philanthropy and volunteer work benefited legions for more than 60 years.
A treasure in our back yard: Big Bend celebrated as one of five of these in the world.
Live coverage of the Presidential Debate, beginning at 8:15 p.m. Join local artist Jean Sanders in restaurants across the Treasure Coast for summer coolers and nibbles in our 13-week series, Cocktail Chic.
Did Archaeologists Uncover Blackbeard 's Treasure.
(File Photo) Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock addresses reporters during a news conference on Oct 24, 2012.
Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock.
Taste the Himalayas in the Treasure Valley.
The Southwestern Writers Collection, at Texas State University, in San Marcos, is home to a treasure trove of manuscripts, letters, and personal items from the state's greatest writers, singers, and photographers.
Vermilion County Conservation District's board secretary/treasurer and trustee.
Surprise source of buried treasure.
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In science:

I am grateful to my advisor Marc Rosso for the discusAcknowledgements. sion and treasurable remarks on this work. I would like to thank Victoria Lebed for her comments on an early version of this paper. I want to thank the referee for preventing me from mistakes and simplifying the proof of Theorem 1.
On defining ideals and differential algebras of Nichols algebras
This is a genuine scientific treasure as they are the gateway to new science: science that can be done by the students in classroom revising the archives of professional astronomers in search for especial answers or by curious citizens trying their luck with pro jects called ”citizen science pro jects”.
Astrophysics datamining in the classroom: Exploring real data with new software tools and robotic telescopes
The third character is the narrator, an old friend, who accompanies them on the treasure hunt.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
Hence, although it’s a great story, Poe neglected to do his trigonometry homework and the two treasure holes must have overlapped.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
In the story, Poe hints the treasure is Captain Kidd’s.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
Although we shall lose a most treasured pulsar, we can take comfort from the fact that other pulsars will precess into our field of view.
Binary and Millisecond Pulsars at the New Millennium
Also, we got to appreciate that the treasures which we may encounter on this voyage of discovery will be beautiful, rich, opulent.
Report to Anaximander: A Dialogue on the Origin of the Cosmos in the Cradle of Western Civilization
Meusinger, H., Brunzendorf, J., Scholz, R.-D., et al. 1997, in Treasure Hunting in Astronomical Plate Archives, ed. P.
QSOs from the variability and proper motion survey in the M3 field
How this should be possible without sacrificing a whole treasure of well-established results I leave to the determinist to worry about”.
Hidden Variables, Non Contextuality and Einstein-Locality in Quantum Mechanics
Finally, Chapters 7–9 of [?] contain a treasure-trove of arithmetic-geometric information on the Kleinian groups SL2 (oK ), where oK denotes the ring of integers in the imaginary quadratic number field K .
A fundamental domain of Ford type for $SO(3,Z[i])\backslash SO(3,C)/SO(3)$, and for $SO(2,1)_Z\backslash SO(2,1)/SO(2)$
Finally, Chapters 7–9 of [EGM98] contain a treasure-trove of arithmetic-geometric information on the Kleinian groups SL2 (oK ), where oK denotes the ring of integers in the imaginary quadratic number field K .
A fundamental domain of Ford type for $SO(3,Z[i])\backslash SO(3,C)/SO(3)$, and for $SO(2,1)_Z\backslash SO(2,1)/SO(2)$
Talk of mining mathematical treasure with no ef fort! This work enabled me to to give the closed form solution to the type B ef fective action, whose original discovery in 1976 was only given as a hand-waving scalar approximation to the real thing.
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
These databases are treasures for the whole community to exploit.
The Galactic Bulge: A Review
In the next section we introduce the obstacles still lying ahead in the processing of data to enable access to its cosmological treasures.
The Cosmic Microwave Background for Pedestrians: A Review for Particle and Nuclear Physicists
Stan Whitcomb; Vice-Chair: Chair: David Garfinkle; Chair-Elect: Secretary-Treasurer: Gabriela Gonzalez; Past Chair: Dieter Brill; Delegates: Alessandra Buonanno, Bob Wagoner, Lee Lindblom, Eric Poisson, Frans Pretorius, Larry Ford.
Matters of Gravity, The Newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society, Volume 32, Fall 2008
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