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Definition of "exciseman" [ex•cise•man]

  • An officer employed to collect excise duty (excise tax), and to enforce excise laws. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exciseman" in a sentence
  • "I know not how the word exciseman, or still more opprobrious, gauger, will sound in your ears."
  • ""I know not," he writes, "how the word exciseman, or the still (p.  104) more opprobrious gauger, will sound in your ears."
  • "The very tall young man is conscious of this failing in himself; and informs his comrade that it's his 'exciseman'."