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  • n. One who taxes.
  • n. One of two officers chosen yearly to regulate the assize of bread, and to see the true gauge of weights and measures is observed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who taxes.
  • n. One of two officers chosen yearly to regulate the assize of bread, and to see the true gauge of weights and measures is observed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who taxes.
  • n. In Cambridge University, one of two officers chosen yearly to regulate the assize of bread and see that the true gage of weights and measures is observed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bureaucrat who levies taxes

Etymologies

tax +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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