Landwaiter
Landwaiter \Land"wait`er\, n. See {Landing waiter}, under {Landing}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • landwaiter — /land way teuhr/, n. a British customs officer who enforces import export regulations, collects import duties, etc. [1705 15; LAND + WAITER] * * * …   Universalium

  • landwaiter — n. customs agent (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • landwaiter — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a customs officer in England who takes account of imports for purposes of taxation and watches over and certifies to the observance of the prescribed form in the shipping of exports * * * /land way teuhr/, n. a British… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Landing — Land ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster] {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. {Landing net}, a small, bag shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Landing charges — Landing Land ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster] {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. {Landing net}, a small, bag shaped net, used in fishing to take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Landing net — Landing Land ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster] {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. {Landing net}, a small, bag shaped net, used in fishing to take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Landing stage — Landing Land ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster] {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. {Landing net}, a small, bag shaped net, used in fishing to take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Landing waiter — Landing Land ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster] {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. {Landing net}, a small, bag shaped net, used in fishing to take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • landing-waiter — /lan ding way teuhr/, n. landwaiter. * * * …   Universalium

  • coastwaiter — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Britain : a landwaiter over coastal shipping …   Useful english dictionary

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