receiver general

noun
plural receivers general

Definition of receiver general

: a public officer in charge of the treasury (as of Massachusetts)

First Known Use of receiver general

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Receiver general.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/receiver%20general. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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