Affeer

Affeer

Af*feer"\, v. t. [OF. aforer, afeurer, to tax, appraise, assess, fr. L. ad + forum market, court of justice, in LL. also meaning price.]

1. To confirm; to assure. [Obs.] "The title is affeered." --Shak.

2. (Old Law) To assess or reduce, as an arbitrary penalty or amercement, to a certain and reasonable sum.

Amercements . . . were affeered by the judges. --Blackstone.
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