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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 Shakspeare: Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1 (1839)

by William Shakespeare

” | To affeer is a law term, signifying to assess SC. III.] MACBETH. 239.

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 previewWinter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John (1826)

by William Shakespeare

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

Google previewTragedies: Romeo and Juliet. Othello. Hamlet. Macbeth. King Lear. Cymbeline. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Anthony and Cleopatra. Troilus and Cressida. Titus Andronicus Pericles (1847)

by William Shakespeare

To affeer is an old law-phrase, of the peculiar practice of the courts-leet or courtsbaron, then the courts most familiar to the English rural population. It means to assess, by the award of two or three freeholders, the amount of penalty or damages ...

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases, Proverbial Expressions, Obscure Allusions, and of Works which Have Changed Their Significations (1832)

Illustrative of the Works of Our Early Dramatic and Lyric Poets by William Toone

AfFEER (F. ajjier), a word derived from afferers, persons who mitigate and settle the amount of fines in courts leet, hence the term is ...

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature (1834)

by William Toone

AFFEER (F. affier), a word derived from afferers, persons who mitigate and settle the amount of fines in courts leet, hence the term is used to denote any thing ...

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary (1834)

Of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases, and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature, Comprising Chiefly Those Not to be Found in Our Ordinary Dictionaries; with Historical Notices of Ancient Customs and Manners by William Toone

AFFEER (F. affier), a word derived from afferers, persons ...

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 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 previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

AFFEER. To fix in amount ; to liquidate; to settle. To affect an amercement. To establish the amount which one amerced In a court- leet should pay. See AMERCEMENT.

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1895)

by Walter William Skeat

Affeer, to confirm. (F. - L.) O. F. afeurer, to fix the price of a thing (officially).— Low L. afforare, to fix a price.— L. af- (for ad) ; and forum, a market. Affiance, Affidavit ; see Faith. Affiliation ; see Filial. Affinity ; see Final. Affirm ; see Firm. Affix ; see ...

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 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 ...

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