(?), v. t. [L. excussus. p. p. of excutere to shake off; ex out, from + quatere to shake. Cf. Quash.] 1. To shake off; to discard. [R.]
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To excuss the notation of a Geity out of their minds.
Bp. Stillingfleet.
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2. To inspect; to investigate; to decipher. [R.]
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To take some pains in excusing some old monuments.
F. Junius (1654).
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3. To seize and detain by law, as goods. [Obs.] Ayliffe.
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