affeer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English afferen, aferen, from Old French aferer, afuerer, afeurer, aforer, from Medieval Latin afforāre.

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affeer (third-person singular simple present affeers, present participle affeering, simple past and past participle affeered)

  1. (obsolete, law) To assess or reduce an arbitrary penalty or amercement to a precise sum; to fix the market value of.
  2. (obsolete) To confirm; to assure.
    "For goodness dare not check thee! wear thou thy wrongs;/ The title is affeer'd!" (Macbeth. Act 4. scene 3)"

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