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landwaiter

[land-wey-ter] /ˈlændˌweɪ tər/
noun
1.
a British customs officer who enforces import-export regulations, collects import duties, etc.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; land + waiter
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British Dictionary definitions for land-waiter

landwaiter

/ˈlændˌweɪtə/
noun
1.
an officer of the Custom House
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