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Noun: fisc  fisk
  1. A state treasury or exchequer or a royal treasury; originally the public treasury of Rome or the emperor's private purse
Noun: F.I.S.C.
  1. A secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; responsible for authorizing wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance and for authorizing searches of suspected spies and terrorists by the Department of Justice or United States intelligence agencies
    - Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

Derived forms: fiscs

Type of: court, exchequer, judicature, treasury, tribunal

Part of: Federal Judiciary

Encyclopedia: Fisc