Middle English Dictionary Entry

affẹ̄̆ren v.(1)
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

To determine or decide (sth.); to decide (a question presented for legal settlement); to approve (a weight or measure); to determine the amount of (a fine), assess; to assess (sb.); ?to allot or apportion (sth. to sb.).

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • (1432) RParl.4.403a : By cause the Decennare and Decennes..comen noght hole and full unto the Sherrefes tourn, they ben amerced, and ye amercement affred byfore ye Sherref, [etc.].
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