gauger

[ gey-jer ]
/ ˈgeɪ dʒər /

noun

a person or thing that gauges.
a worker or inspector who checks the dimensions or quality of machined work.
a customs official, collector of excise taxes, or the like.

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Also especially in technical use, gag·er .

Origin of gauger

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Anglo-French word gaugeour.See gauge, -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for gauger

gauger

gager

/ (ˈɡeɪdʒə) /

noun

a person or thing that gauges
mainly British a customs officer who inspects bulk merchandise, esp liquor casks, for excise duty purposes
a collector of excise taxes
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