If he come into debt by Contract, or mulct, the case is the same.
The offence that held 1500 soldiers in check was met by a mulct of two half-crowns.
My remark was an epitogram—an axis—a kind of mulct'em in parvo.
When he is warned on a jury, he had rather pay the mulct than appear.
But they have a right to their own opinions, and I will not mulct them because of their conscientious convictions.
No mulct was paid for Harek's house-servants, and the rock was declared to be Grankel's.
He continued to mulct them every day, and his reign was a long game of forfeits, in which the barons were always the sufferers.
The bondes came then, according to agreement, to pay the mulct.
Part of this mulct accrues to the King or to the community, part to him whose wrongs are vindicated, or to his next kindred.
For a long time, Spain had paid but meagre attention to her American possessions, save to mulct them for revenue.
late 15c., "to punish by a fine," from Middle French mulcter "to fine, punish" (15c.), from Latin mulctare, altered (Barnhart calls it "false archaism") from multare "punish, to fine," from multa "penalty, fine," perhaps from Oscan or Samnite [Klein]. Sense of "defraud" is first recorded 1748. Related: Mulcted; mulcting.