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Now applied to expenses voted annually by Parliament to pay the personal expenses of the Sovereign, the household expenses, and the pensions awarded by Royal bounty; but before the reign of William III. it embraced all the heads of public expenditure, except those of the army and navy.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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City of Lanterns (The)
City of Palaces (The)
City of Refuge (The)
City of St. Michael (The)
City of Saints
City of the Great King (The)—i.e
City of the Seven Hills (The)
City of the Sun (The)
City of the Violet Crown
Civic Crown
Civil List
Civil Magistrate (A)
Civil Service Estimates (The)
Civil War
Civis Romanus Sum
Civitas Solis
Clabber Napper’s Hole
Clack Dish
Claft
Clak-ho-haryah
Clam

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