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Definition: Surveyor general
1. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an
Were 't not madness then,
To make the fox surveyor of the fold? --Shak.
2. One who views and examines for the purpose of ascertaining
the condition, quantity, or quality of anything; as, a
surveyor of highways, ordnance, etc.
3. One who surveys or measures land; one who practices the
art of surveying.
(a) An officer who ascertains the contents of casks, and
the quantity of liquors subject to duty; a gauger.
(b) In the United States, an officer whose duties include
the various measures to be taken for ascertaining the
quantity, condition, and value of merchandise brought
into a port. --Abbot.
(a) A principal surveyor; as, the surveyor general of the
king's manors, or of woods and parks. [Eng.]
(b) An officer having charge of the survey of the public
lands of a land district. [U.S.] --Davies & Peck
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