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- v. To cut off.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cut off.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as excise.
Latin excidere, excisum; ex out + caedere to cut. See concise, and compare excise to cut off. (Wiktionary)