revenuer
noun Date: 1880 a revenue department officer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • revenuer — n. government agent responsible for enforcing laws against bootlegging and illegal production of liquor; tax collector; IRS employee …   English contemporary dictionary

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