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exciseman

[ ek-sahyz-muhn, -sahys- ]
/ ˈɛk saɪz mən, -saɪs- /
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noun, plural ex·cise·men.British.
an officer who collects excise taxes and enforces excise laws.
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Origin of exciseman

First recorded in 1640–50; excise1 + man
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British Dictionary definitions for exciseman

exciseman
/ (ˈɛksaɪzˌmæn) /

noun plural -men
British (formerly) a government agent whose function was to collect excise and prevent smuggling
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