- a person or thing that gauges
- Chiefly Brit. an official who measures the contents of casks of liquor, etc. to be taxed
- a collector of excise taxes
Origin of gaugerMiddle English ; from Anglo-French gaugeour ; from gauge
- One that gauges.
- Chiefly British A revenue officer who inspects bulk goods subject to duty.
- One who gauges.
- An officer whose business it is to ascertain the contents of casks.