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revenuer

[ rev-uhn-yoo-er, -uh-noo- ]
/ ˈrɛv ənˌyu ər, -əˌnu- /
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noun Informal.
an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department, especially one whose responsibility is to enforce laws against illegal distilling or bootlegging of alcoholic liquor.
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Origin of revenuer

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; revenue + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for revenuer

revenuer
/ (ˈrɛvɪˌnjuːə) /

noun
US slang a revenue officer or cutter
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