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: to fix the amount of (an amercement) : assess
: confirm, assure
the title is affeered —Shakespeare
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13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English afferen, affuren, from Middle French affeurer, afforer, from a- (from Latin ad-) + feur, fuer market price, tax, from Medieval Latin forum market price, from Latin, market place
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