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English - Turkish
{i} barcı
{i} birahaneci
{i} vergi tahsildarı
{i} hancı
(Turizm) otel işleten kimse
English - English
the landlord of a public house
a tax collector in ancient Rome
{n} a victualler, officer, tollgatherer
{i} manager of a pub or tavern (British); tax collector in ancient Rome
The inferior officers of this class were often oppressive in their exactions, and were regarded with great detestation
TAX COLLECTOR A Jew who was a Roman Citizen who collected taxes for Rome It was a profession looked upon by many Jews as treasonous and thus Publicans were often looked down upon (Matthew was a Publican (Matthew 10: 3) and so was Zacchaeus (Luke 19: 2))
one who farmed the taxes (e g , Zacchaeus, Luke 19: 2) to be levied from a town or district, and thus undertook to pay to the supreme government a certain amount In order to collect the taxes, the publicans employed subordinates (5: 27; 15: 1; 18: 10), who, for their own ends, were often guilty of extortion and peculation In New Testament times these taxes were paid to the Romans, and hence were regarded by the Jews as a very heavy burden, and hence also the collectors of taxes, who were frequently Jews, were hated, and were usually spoken of in very opprobrious terms Jesus was accused of being a "friend of publicans and sinners" (Luke 7: 34)
The keeper of an inn or public house; one licensed to retail beer, spirits, or wine
A farmer of the taxes and public revenues; hence, a collector of toll or tribute
the keeper of a public house
A publican is a person who owns or manages a pub. = landlady, landlord. someone who is in charge of a pub
A title from the League of Minotaurs, something akin to a mayor Publican’s are elected for life, but can be legally assassinated one day a year known as "Publican’s Day" On this day, the publican must walk the city streets from dusk till dawn lest they be considered to have fled from office
plural of publican





    [ 'p&-bli-k&n ] (noun.) 13th century. Middle English, from Old French, from Latin publicanus tax farmer, from publicum public revenue, from neuter of publicus.

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