[ek-sahyz-muhn, -sahys-]
noun, plural excisemen. British.
an officer who collects excise taxes and enforces excise laws.

1640–50; excise1 + man1

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exciseman (ˈɛksaɪzˌmæn)
n , pl -men
(Brit) (formerly) a government agent whose function was to collect excise and prevent smuggling

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