from The Century Dictionary.

  • In law, to assess or settle, as an amercement or arbitrary fine.
  • To confirm: as, “the title is affeer'd,”
  • Also spelled affere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To confirm; to assure.
  • transitive verb (Old Law) To assess or reduce, as an arbitrary penalty or amercement, to a certain and reasonable sum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete (law) To assess or reduce an arbitrary penalty or amercement to a precise sum; to fix the market value of.
  • verb obsolete To confirm; to assure.


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