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Magee’s brainwave was to install a device that had a coin acceptor and a dial to engage a timing mechanism.
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Origin and Etymology of acceptor
Middle English acceptour (in the phrase acceptour of persones, translation of the Vulgate phrase personarum acceptor—Acts 10:34), borrowed from Latin acceptor, from accipere “to take, receive” + -tor, agent suffix — more at accept
First Known Use: 1504
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