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Definition of the verb Affeer

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verb - inflections: affeered | affeering | affeers

  1. [obsolete] [legal] To assess or reduce an arbitrary penalty or amercement to a precise sum; to fix the market value of.
  2. [obsolete] To confirm; to assure.

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Google previewThe Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1813)

by William Shakespeare

' 7 To affeer is a law term, signifying to assess 296 MACBETH. ACT IV.

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

yEDILE AFFEER .ffidile. In ancient Rome, a magistrate who had the supervision of buildings, streets, markets, provisions, sewers, taverns, temples, baths, etc. JEdllitum edictum. In Roman law, an edict which provided against fraud in sales.

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

aeviternal affeer cording to CHAMBERS' CYCLOPEDIA (1753) through the fact that it "consists of several crusts, which have in them a cavity with matter in it, loose and moveable." Such a stone naturally had powers attributed to it; as late as ...

Google previewA glossary and etymological dictionary of obsolete and uncommon words (1834)

by William Toone

Affeer (F. affier), a word derived from offerers, persons .Jvho mitigate and settle the amount of fines in courts leet, hence the term is used to denote any thing confirmed or reduced to certainty. Great tyranny lay thou thy basis sure, For goodness ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Affeer, affēr′, v.t.tofix themarketvalue of: to reduceto a certain fixedsum.—adj. Affeered′(Shak.),confirmed.—n.Affeer′ment.[O.Fr.affeurer—LowL.afforāre—L. ad, to, ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Specifically, affeer = to fix the amount of (a fine) (W3). The variant spellings ✳ affeere and ✳affere should be avoided. Amerce = to fine arbitrarily (OED), meaning that the amount of the fine is not prescribed by statute, but rather is lodged in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

affeer; amerce. Both words mean generally "to fine." Specifically, affeer = to fix the amount of [a fine] (W3). The variant spellings affeere and affere should be avoided. Amerce = to fine arbitrarily (OED), meaning that the amount of ...

Google previewThe cyclopedic dictionary of law (1901)

by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

To affeer an amercement is to establish the amount which one amerced in a court — leet should pay. To affeer an account is to confirm it on oath in the exchequer. AFFEEROFIS. In old English law. Those appointed by a court-leet to mulct those ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Glossary (1850)

Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

See Affeer. After the coreners had affeered or assessed the amercements, they were delivered back through the same channel to the clerk of the warrants, and then the rolls of the estreats, thus completed, were carried into the Exchequer.

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (2005)

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat

Affeer, to assess, confirm, (F.— L.) O. F. afmrer, to fix the price of a thing (officially). -Late L, aforare, to fix a price. -h,af (for ad); and J brum, market, price. Affiance, (F.-L.) O.F.aßa«a,trmt; ci.aßer, after, to trust (whence E. affy).— 0. F. a (L.

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

n affeer'ment. [OFr affeurer. from LL afforare, from La</to, and forum a market] affenpinscher af'en-pinsh-jr, n a small dog related to the Brussels griffon, having tufts of hair on the face. [Ger, from Affe monkey, and Pinscher terrier] afferent ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

adhere äerosphere affeer Ameer Amir anear appear arrear asmear atmosphere auctioneer austere bandoleer bayadeer beer belvedere besmear bevel- gear bier blear bombardier brevier . buccaneer canceleer cannoneer caravaneer ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

The punishment is by amerciament : but the steward cannot amerce without afseerors, sworn to affeer or moderate the ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat

Affeer, to confirm. (F. — L.) O. F. afeurtr, to fix the price of a thing (officially).— Low L. afforart, to fix a price.— L. a/- (for tut); And forum, a market. Affiance, Affidavit ; see Faith, Affiliation; see Filial. Affinity; see Final. Affirm ; see Firm. Affix; see Fix.

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