- a person who collects taxes.
Origin of taxgatherer
1545–55; tax + gatherer
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Examples from the Web for taxgatherer
They are merchants, and among them are a taxgatherer and one who dealeth in slaves.Ulric the Jarl
William O. Stoddard
He evades neither the taxgatherer nor the recruiting officer.The Future of Road-making in America
Archer Butler Hulbert
He's gone to be the guest of that miserable, cheating traitor of a taxgatherer!
He was a taxgatherer, as Matthew once had been, and had grown rich collecting taxes.
No legal machinery existed—no taxgatherer, no justice, no jailer.Selected Works of Voltairine de Cleyre
Voltairine de Cleyre