verb (used with object), a·merced, a·merc·ing.
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Such presentments are made by a set of at least twelve men, and the presented person is amerced there and then.
I have been thrust into prison, and amerced in a heavy fine.Thoughts on African Colonization|William Lloyd Garrison
One found guilty of it could be fined and imprisoned as well as amerced.
The fines are so numerous that it almost appears that every person on the estate was amerced from time to time.A Short History of English Agriculture|W. H. R. Curtler
But if servants misbehave themselves, or leave their places, not being regularly discharged, they ought to be amerced or punished.Everybody's Business is Nobody's Business|Daniel Defoe