verb ex·camb \ekˈskam(b)\

Definition of excamb


Scots law

  1. :  exchange

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of excamb

Middle English (Scots dialect) excamben, from Medieval Latin excambiare, probably modification of Old French eschangier to exchange — more at exchange

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up excamb? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!