American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Fisc

FISC, n. [L. fiscus. Fiscus, signifies a basket or hanaper, probably from the twigs which composed the first baskets. Eng. whisk. The word coincides in elements with basket, and L. fascia, twigs being the primitive bands.]

The treasury of a prince or state; hence to confiscate to take the good of a criminal and appropriate then to the public treasure.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Fisc," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4V818BU2PV9YB11.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Fisc." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 14 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4V818BU2PV9YB11.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Fisc' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 14 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4V818BU2PV9YB11.