mulcting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

mulcting

  1. present participle of mulct

Noun[edit]

mulcting (plural mulctings)

  1. The imposition of a fine or penalty.
    • Rudyard Kipling
      There was a palanquin, for the up-keep of which we were forced to pay nine-tenths of our monthly wage. On such mulctings Dearsley Sahib allowed us to make obeisance to him before the palanquin.