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gauger

[gey-jer] /ˈgeɪ dʒər/
noun
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, especially in technical use, gager.
Origin of gauger
late Middle English
1400-1450
First recorded in 1400-50; late Middle English word from Anglo-French word gaugeour. See gauge, -or2
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gauger

/ˈɡeɪdʒə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gauges
2.
(mainly Brit) a customs officer who inspects bulk merchandise, esp liquor casks, for excise duty purposes
3.
a collector of excise taxes
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