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Definition of Amerce
AmerceAmerce A*merce", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amerced; p. pr. & vb.
n. Amercing.] [OF. amercier, fr. a merci at the mercy of,
liable to a punishment. See Mercy.]
1. To punish by a pecuniary penalty, the amount of which is
not fixed by law, but left to the discretion of the court;
as, the amerced the criminal in the sum on the hundred
Note: The penalty of fine may be expressed without a
preposition, or it may be introduced by in, with, or
2. To punish, in general; to mulct.
Millions of spirits for his fault amerced Of Heaven.
Shall by him be amerced with penance due. --Spenser.
Meaning of Amerce from wikipedia
- peers. The noun "amercement" lately derives
from the verb to amerce
, thus: the King amerces
his subject, who offended
some law. The term is of Anglo-Norman...
- at the court
was a feudal
duty, and those
to appear could
, i.e. arbitrarily
1267 however, generally
only a manor's unfree...
for Cirencester probably began
in the same year, when they were amerced
for a false
presentment.[clarification needed] Four inquisitions
- (Old Fr. embuscher) amelioration amenable amend amendment amends amenity amerce amethyst
ami amiable amity ammonite
ammunition, from munition
- p****ed in November
2003. This Act makes
for the government
or to seize property without
due process, and the Civil Forfeiture
- FitzWalter later despatched
his henchman Baltrip
and illegally amerce
the prior. Cattle rustling
was an important pastime
- as "the said lewd and scandalous
attempt", the borough
was amerced twenty
pounds, Long was removed
from office, and the returning
- Law signified
to the transaction, and Maud herself
claim". Together Richard
and Maud had seven
1042 and 1056. Marske
for its part in the pillaging
of a Norwegian vessel
in 1180. The Royal...
as in England's 1215 Magna Carta which reads
that: "no one shall
' (fined) to the extent
that they are deprived
of their means
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