Definition of Amerced. Meaning of Amerced. Synonyms of Amerced
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Definition of Amerced
AmercedAmerce 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 Amerced from wikipedia
not be amerced
for a trivial offence except
with the degree
of the offence, and for a grave offence
- 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
1042 and 1056. Marske
for its part in the pillaging
of a Norwegian vessel
in 1180. The Royal...
- (Old Fr. embuscher) amelioration amenable amend amendment amends amenity amerce amethyst
ami amiable amity ammonite
ammunition, from munition
as in England's 1215 Magna Carta which reads
that: "no one shall
' (fined) to the extent
that they are deprived
of their means
made, and also the amercements
of all them that shall
be amerced before
the said justices, in alleviation
of the said towns
- Law signified
to the transaction, and Maud herself
claim". Together Richard
and Maud had seven
- as "the said lewd and scandalous
attempt", the borough
was amerced twenty
pounds, Long was removed
from office, and the returning
- FitzWalter later despatched
his henchman Baltrip
and illegally amerce
the prior. Cattle rustling
was an important pastime
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