Definition and Meanings for exchequer
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Part of Speech of exchequer
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of exchequer
Meaning of exchequer
- one of the superior courts of law; -- so called from a checkered cloth, which covers, or formerly covered, the table.
- the department of state having charge of the collection and management of the royal revenue. [eng.] hence, the treasury; and, colloquially, pecuniary possessions in general; as, the company's exchequer is low.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to institute a process against (any one) in the court of exchequer.