Gauger Gau"ger, n. One who gauges; an officer whose business it is to ascertain the contents of casks. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gauger — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Jörg Dieter Gauger (* 1947), deutscher Althistoriker Kurt Gauger (1899–1959), deutscher Psychotherapeut Martin Gauger (1905–1941), deutscher Jurist und Pazifist Hans Martin Gauger (* 1935), deutscher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gauger — C est dans l Aisne que le patronyme est le plus répandu. Il s agit selon M.T. Morlet d un nom de personne d origine germanique, Waldgari (waldan = gouverner + gari = lance). On peut aussi penser à un toponyme avec le sens de noyer (ancien… …   Noms de famille

  • gauger — [gā′jər] n. [ME < Anglo Fr gaugeour < GAUGE] 1. a person or thing that gauges 2. Chiefly Brit. an official who measures the contents of casks of liquor, etc. to be taxed 3. a collector of excise taxes …   English World dictionary

  • gauger — gauge (chiefly US also gage) ► NOUN 1) an instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something. 2) the thickness, size, or capacity of a wire, sheet, tube, bullet, etc., especially as a standard… …   English terms dictionary

  • gauger — noun Date: 15th century 1. one that gauges 2. chiefly British an exciseman who inspects dutiable bulk goods …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gauger — /gay jeuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that gauges. 2. a worker or inspector who checks the dimensions or quality of machined work. 3. a customs official, collector of excise taxes, or the like. Also, esp. in technical use, gager. [1400 50; late ME …   Universalium

  • gauger — noun a) One who gauges b) an officer whose business it is to ascertain the contents of casks …   Wiktionary

  • Gauger — Übername zu mhd. gougern »umherschweifen«. Wohl teilweise Berufsname für einen Fahrenden …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • gauger — North Country (Newcastle) Words an exciseman …   English dialects glossary

  • gauger — gaug·er || geɪdÊ’É™(r) n. person or thing that measures …   English contemporary dictionary

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