Definition of sub-treasury in English:

sub-treasury

noun

  • 1A subordinate or branch treasury.

  • 2US. A branch of the Treasury established in certain cities for the receipt and safe keeping of public funds (also more fully "sub-treasury office").

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in David Jones (fl. 1675–1720), spy and historian. From sub- + treasury.

Pronunciation

sub-treasury

/ˌsʌbˈtrɛʒ(ə)ri/