Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not charged with the duty of excise; not subject to the payment of excise.

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Examples

  • They've created these cancerous entities that are completely self-perpetuating and if left unexcised, will completely destroy the host (tax payers).

    Sound Politics: A Great Education, For $6K Per Annum

  • For months this unexcised distillation never ceases.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Europe, advancing in distant regions, still allows to exist in her own side, unexcised, a sore that may yet drain her life-blood; still leaves in recognized dominion, over fair regions of great future import, a system whose hopelessness of political and social improvement the lapse of time renders continually more certain, -- an evil augury for the future, if a turning tide shall find it unchanged, an outpost of barbarism ready for alien occupation.

    The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future

  • The only thing to do is to pluck them out root and branch: they are as a cancer which, if the smallest fibre be left unexcised, will grow again, and kill any system on to which it is allowed to fasten.

    Essays on Life, Art and Science

  • In the course of the evening he was free of the landlady's bar, knew what rent the landlord paid, how many acres he farmed, how much malt he put in his strong beer; and whether he ever ran in a little brandy unexcised by kings from Baymouth, or the fishing villages along the coast.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Denis himself, when animated by the unexcised liquor, threw off his dejection, and 'ere the night was half spent found himself in the highest region of pedantry.

    Going to Maynooth Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three

  • In the course of the evening he was free of the landlady’s bar, knew what rent the landlord paid, how many acres he farmed, how much malt he put in his strong beer; and whether he ever ran in a little brandy unexcised by kings from Baymouth, or the fishing villages along the coast.

    The History of Pendennis

  • a bold explorer; his pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, disguised in the dress and taking on him the manners and customs of a True Believer, was a marvel of audacity; but perhaps he may be held now to have surpassed himself, for he has been bold enough to lay before his countrymen a literal and unexcised translation of The Arabian Nights.

    Arabian nights. English

  • 585; _Sonnet to a Painter_, _v. 251_; "crazed beyond all hope," vi. 74; "unexcised, unhired," vi.

    The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7. Poetry

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