taxer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n taxer a bureaucrat who levies taxes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Taxer One of two officers chosen yearly to regulate the assize of bread, and to see the true gauge of weights and measures is observed.
    • Taxer One who taxes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n taxer One who taxes.
    • n taxer In Cambridge University, one of two officers chosen yearly to regulate the assize of bread and see that the true gage of weights and measures is observed.
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Usage

In literature:

In the village, taxers and taxed were fast asleep.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
Dickinson, the single-taxer, was talking bitterly.
"The Vision Spendid" by William MacLeod Raine
Again there were the anarchists, socialists, single-taxers, and public-ownership advocates.
"The Titan" by Theodore Dreiser
That settled the Single Taxers; they left in a bunch!
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
So I commended the Heavy Woollens to the tender mercies of the excess profits taxers and sped on my way.
"Tales of the Ridings" by F. W. Moorman
For the first, I am a little to alter their name; for in stead of takers, they become taxers.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part D. From Elizabeth to James I." by David Hume
Were the single-taxers, the Socialists consulted?
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
Single Taxers, as a rule, voted for it.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Anarchists, devils, Catholics, free-masons, republicans, single-taxers, socialists, aristocrats.
"Thirty" by Howard Vincent O'Brien
But, as towards the taxers, they are gentle as doves.
"Rural Rides" by William Cobbett
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In poetry:

I've murdered Income Taxer Smith,
And now I'm Johnny Jones to you.
I have no home, no kin, no kith,
I do the things I want to do.
No matter though I've not a friend,
I've won to freedom in the end.
"The Mystery Of Mister Smith" by Robert W Service

In news:

The Soda-Pop Taxers Are Back Today's excise-tax-happy Democrats are taking their cue from Hoover.
John Roberts Is a Super- Taxer Mitt Romney's just gotta say no.
This is your regular reminder that the best taxers aren't always the best taxees.
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