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also gag·er  (gā′jər)
1. One that gauges.
2. Chiefly British A revenue officer who inspects bulk goods subject to duty.
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(ˈɡeɪdʒə) or


1. a person or thing that gauges
2. (Commerce) chiefly Brit a customs officer who inspects bulk merchandise, esp liquor casks, for excise duty purposes
3. (Commerce) a collector of excise taxes
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(ˈgeɪ dʒər)

1. a person or thing that gauges.
2. a customs official, collector of excise taxes, or the like.
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