Related to Taxgatherer: Publicans


n.1.One who collects taxes or revenues.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Across the length and breadth of the United States, Jefferson proudly observed, "it may be the pleasure and the pride of an American to ask, What farmer, what mechanic, what laborer ever sees a taxgatherer of the United States?
The taxgatherers extorted whatever they could from the populace and kept the surplus.