Collector

Definition of Collector

Col`lect´or
n.1.One who collects things which are separate; esp., one who makes a business or practice of collecting works of art, objects in natural history, etc.; as, a collector of coins.
I digress into Soho to explore a bookstall. Methinks I have been thirty years a collector.
- Lamb.
2.A compiler of books; one who collects scattered passages and puts them together in one book.
3.(Com.) An officer appointed and commissioned to collect and receive customs, duties, taxes, or toll.
A great part of this is now embezzled . . . by collectors, and other officers.
- Sir W. Temple.
4.One authorized to collect debts.
5.A bachelor of arts in Oxford, formerly appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent.

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