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collector

(in medicine) a device with various modifications, used for gathering secretions from the bronchi and esophagus for bacteriological and cytological examination.
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He suggested to Cecil that the collectorship of Exeter be procured for him, its advantage being "that it is nothing p|re~iudisial to hir |hig.
Walke Truxton, whom the Virginia senators had recommended for the collectorship.
We shel hev Post Offisis, and Collectorships, and Assessorships, and Furrin Mishns, and Route Agencies, and sich; and on the proceeds thereof will we eat, drink, and be merry.