Coast waiter

a customhouse officer who superintends the landing or shipping of goods for the coast trade.
See under Coast, n.

See also: Coast, Waiter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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From a Tortilla Coast waiter to the Budget and Ways and Means Committee chairmanships to the Speaker's office, Paul has stayed the same good-hearted man who puts the best interests of the American people first in all things.
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