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Definition of Amercing
AmercingAmerce 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.
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