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 Civic Crown.Civil Magistrate (A). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Civil List.
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.   1

 Civic Crown.Civil Magistrate (A). 


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