Mulct (?), n. [L. mulcta, multa.]

1.

A fine or penalty, esp. a pecuniary punishment or penalty.

2.

A blemish or defect.

[Obs.]

Syn. -- Amercement; forfeit; forfeiture; penalty.

 

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Mulct, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mulcted; p. pr. & vb. n. Mulcting.] [L. mulctare, multare.]

1.

To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or forfeiture, esp. a pecuniary fine; to fine.

2.

Hence, to deprive of; to withhold by way of punishment or discipline.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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