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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disburse  \Dis*burse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disbursed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Disbursing}.]  [OF.  desbourser  F.  d['e]bourser;  pref. 
  des-  (L.  dis-)  +  bourse  purse.  See  {Burse},  and  cf 
  {Dispurse}.] 
  To  pay  out  to  expend;  --  usually  from  a  public  fund  or 
  treasury. 
 
  The  duty  of  collecting  and  disbursing  his  revenues. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  {Disbursing  officer},  an  officer  in  any  department  of  the 
  public  service  who  is  charged  with  the  duty  of  paying  out 
  public  money. 




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