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Rent collector   /rɛnt kəlˈɛktər/   Listen
Rent collector

A person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner.

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"Rent collector" Quotes from Famous Books

... suasion. When the children had told a lie directly to the mother they were punished severely. When they told a lie to a teacher or neighbor the mother was their defender and they escaped punishment. They heard their mother lie to her husband, to her neighbors, to the rent collector and the grocer. They learned not to fear a lie but to fear being discovered in it. They became clever liars and the little girl at ten was an adept. For disobedience, cheating, taking food and pennies they were alternately turned over to their father for punishment or shielded ...
— The Girl and Her Religion • Margaret Slattery

... own rent collector for years," she said, "and I'm getting tired of it. I want you to look after that and after any legal business arising therefrom, but mind you I'll pay you only the legal rate, no ...
— William Adolphus Turnpike • William Banks

Words linked to "Rent collector" :   accumulator, collector, gatherer

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