exciseman

noun
ex·​cise·​man | \ ˈek-ˌsīz-mən How to pronounce exciseman (audio) , -ˌsīs-, -ˌman, ek-ˈsīz- \

Definition of exciseman

: an officer who inspects and rates articles liable to excise under British law

First Known Use of exciseman

1647, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of exciseman was in 1647

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“Exciseman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exciseman. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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