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Meaning of AFFEER

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
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