noun see collector

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Collectorship — Col*lect or*ship, n. The office of a collector of customs or of taxes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collectorship — See collector. * * * …   Universalium

  • collectorship — col·lec·tor·ship …   English syllables

  • collectorship —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌship noun ( s) 1. : the jurisdiction, residence, office, or staff of a collector 2. : the practice of one that collects …   Useful english dictionary

  • collector — collectorship, collectorate, n. /keuh lek teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that collects. 2. a person employed to collect debts, duties, taxes, etc. 3. a person who collects books, paintings, stamps, shells, etc., esp. as a hobby. 4. Elect. a… …   Universalium

  • Polydore Vergil — or Virgil (c. 1470 ndash; April 18 1555) was an English historian, of Italian birth, otherwise known as PV Castellensis. He is a primary source for the early Tudor period, though his historical accuracy is often questioned.He was a kinsman of… …   Wikipedia

  • William H. Robertson — William Henry Robertson (October 10, 1823 Bedford, Westchester County, New York December 6, 1898 Katonah, Westchester County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was a United States Representative from 1867 to 1869,… …   Wikipedia

  • John George Nathaniel Gibbes — Colonel John George Nathaniel Gibbes (30 March 1787 5 July 1873) was a British army officer who emigrated to Australia in 1834, becoming a Crown appointed member of the New South Wales Legislative Council and the Collector of Customs for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Collectorate — Col*lect or*ate, n. The district of a collector of customs; a collectorship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collector — noun Date: 14th century one that collects: as a. an official who collects funds or moneys b. a person who makes a collection < stamp collector > c. an object or device that collects < the statuette was a dust collector > d. solar collector • c …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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