collector

COLLECTOR, n.

1. One who collects or gathers things which are scattered or separate.

2. A compiler; one who gathers and puts together parts of books, or scattered pieces, in one book.

3. In botany, one who gathers plants, without studying botany as a science.

4. An officer appointed and commissioned to collect and receive customs, duties, taxes or toll.

5. A bachelor of arts in Oxford, who is appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent.