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affeer


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affeer  \Af*feer"\,  v.  t.  [OF.  aforer  afeurer  to  tax,  appraise, 
  assess,  fr  L.  ad  +  forum  market,  court  of  justice,  in  LL 
  also  meaning  price.] 
  1.  To  confirm;  to  assure.  [Obs.]  ``The  title  is  affeered.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  (Old  Law)  To  assess  or  reduce,  as  an  arbitrary  penalty  or 
  amercement,  to  a  certain  and  reasonable  sum. 
 
  Amercements  .  .  .  were  affeered  by  the  judges. 
  --Blackstone.