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 Conser’vative (4 syl.).Consolidated Fund (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Consistory (A).
 
An ecclesiastical court. In Rome it consists of the cardinals, presided over by the Pope. In England it is a diocesan court, presided over by the chancellor of the diocese.   1
 


 Conser’vative (4 syl.).Consolidated Fund (The). 

 
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