Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which gathers or collects: frequent in compounds: as, a tax-gatherer; a news-gatherer.
- n. Specifically One who gets in a crop: as, a hay-gatherer.
- n. In bookbinding, one who collects the printed sheets of a book in consecutive order.
- n. One who makes plaits or folds in a garment, or a contrivance in a sewing-machine for effecting this.
- n. Formerly, the man who took the money at the entrance to a theater.
- n. In glass manufacturing, a workman who collects a mass of molten glass from the pot, on the end of an iron rod or pipe, usually as a preliminary to blowing.
- n. One of the median, permanent incisors of a horse used to gather or nip off grass in feeding. The four median milk-incisors, two above and two below, are shed by a colt at the age of two or two and one half years and replaced by the permanent incisors. Also called
- n. A person who gathers things.
- n. A person who collects rent or taxes.
- n. textiles An attachment to a sewing machine for making gathers in the cloth.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who gathers or collects.
- n. (Sewing Machine) An attachment for making gathers in the cloth.
- n. a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
- n. a person who gathers
- to gather + -er (Wiktionary)
“Actually, Pinker thinks that what makes market pricing post-hunter-gatherer is that it requires mathematical reasoning.”
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“In prehistoric times there were no taxcollectors, so perhaps the hunter-gatherer is a nice reference point.”
“Until the end of the Mesolithic era, the female may have been best known as a gatherer and forager, a gender which derived immense pleasure from the art of scavenging.”
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“The signatures are piled up in order, and a "gatherer" collects one from each pile for every book.”
“This one isn't special because the "gatherer" of writers was kept in the dark for weeks, rather, the approach is seemingly aiming for professionalism.”
“gatherer" snatched him up and twirled him around his arm.”
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