levier

levier

[lev-ee-er]
noun
a person who levies.

Origin:
1485–95 levy + -er1

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levy (ˈlɛvɪ)
 
vb , levies, levying, levied
1.  to impose and collect (a tax, tariff, fine, etc)
2.  to conscript troops for service
3.  to seize or attach (property) in accordance with the judgment of a court
 
n , levies, levying, levied, levies
4.  a.  the act of imposing and collecting a tax, tariff, etc
 b.  the money so raised
5.  a.  the conscription of troops for service
 b.  a person conscripted in this way
 
[C15: from Old French levée a raising, from lever, from Latin levāre to raise]
 
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