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[ek-sahy-zuh-buh l, ik-sahy-]
  1. subject to excise duty.
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Origin of excisable

First recorded in 1680–90; excise1 + -able
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Examples from the Web for excisable

Historical Examples

  • The most material are the general licenses which the law requires to be taken out by all dealers in excisable commodities.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)

    Edmund Burke

British Dictionary definitions for excisable


  1. liable to an excise tax
  2. suitable for deletion
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