verb (used with object), a·merced, a·merc·ing.
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Nay, but they will hold thee to ransom, and detain thee till it is brought: I heard them amerce thee at a thousand marks.The House of Walderne|A. D. Crake
I amerce myself, then, to you in that sum; and they will be sufficient sureties for the money.
In your greatness ye shall change it; with your justice ye shall purify it; with your clemencies ye should it chasten and amerce.Privy Seal|Ford Madox Ford
But perhaps I could pay you a mina of silver: in that sum, then, I amerce myself.