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

1.

To confirm; to assure.

[Obs.] "The title is affeered."

Shak.

2. OldLaw

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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