AMERCEMENT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Amercement Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The infliction of a penalty at the discretion of the court; also, a mulct or penalty thus imposed. It differs from a fine,in that the latter is, or was originally, a fixed and certain sum prescribed by statue for an offense; but an amercement is arbitrary. Hence, the act or practice of affeering. [See Affeer.]


Synonyms:
Fine, Mulct,

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