1. One who takes or receives in any manner.

2. An officer appointed to receive public money; a treasurer.

3. One who takes stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen, and incurs the guilt of partaking in the crime.

4. A vessel for receiving and containing the product of distillation.

5. The vessel of an air pump, for containing the thing on which an experiment is to be made.

6. One who partakes of the sacrament.