In Pedigree he seems to have collected all of these excised sentences into one book (which may explain its length).
And should a silly, sometimes slight comedy like Veep be excised to include yet another harrowing drama, Rectify?
And to prevent a bigger family rift she excised certain parts that particularly troubled them.
"tax on goods," late 15c., from Middle Dutch excijs (early 15c.), apparently altered from accijs "tax" (by influence of Latin excisus "cut out or removed," see excise (v.)), traditionally from Old French acceis "tax, assessment" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *accensum, ultimately from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + census "tax, census" (see census). English got the word, and the idea for the tax, from Holland.
excise ex·cise (ĭk-sīz')
v. ex·cised, ex·cis·ing, ex·cis·es
To remove by cutting.