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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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The sinking fund is money set aside by the Government for paying off a part of the national debt. This money is “sunk,” or withdrawn from circulation, for the bonds purchased by it are destroyed.   1
 


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