catchpole

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A taxman, one who gathers taxes
An implement formerly used for seizing and securing a man who would otherwise be out of reach

The use of the catch-pole is said to have been to take horsemen in battle by the neck and drag them from their horses.

A sheriff’s officer, usually one who arrests debtors
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A sheriff's officer, usually one who arrests debtors
{i} law-enforcement clerk, deputy of a sheriff who arrests persons for debt (Archaic)
catchpole

    Silbentrennung

    catch·pole

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    Etymologie

    (noun.) before 12th century. From Medieval Latin cacepollus, Old French chacepol (“one who chases fowls”) (or a northern variant thereof).

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