agistor

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Etymology[edit]

agist +‎ -or

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agistor (plural agistors)

  1. One who agists or takes in cattle to pasture at a certain rate; a pasturer.
  2. (historical) an officer of the king's forest, who had the care of cattle agisted, and collected the money for the same; hence called gisttaker, which in England is corrupted into guest-taker.

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