Definition of Amerciable

1. Adjective. Of a crime or misdemeanor; punishable by a fine set by a judge.

Similar to: Illegal
Derivative terms: Amerce, Amerce



Definition of Amerciable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amerciable

amentoflavone
aments
amentum
amenuse
amenused
amenuses
amenusing
amerce
amerceable
amerced
amercement
amercements
amercer
amercers
amerces
amerciable (current term)
amerciament
amerciaments
amercing
american samoa
americano
americanos
americas
americium

Literary usage of Amerciable

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1. Britton: An English Translation and Notes by Francis Morgan Nichols (1901)
"... sheriffs are amerciable ; or that have maintained suits or the parties to actions, and have procured false inquests, whereby justice has been hindered, ..."

2. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"... the presentment of it is traversable ; but that where the offence is amerciable only, there the presentment is of itself conclusive ; such amercements ..."

3. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell (1877)
"9 amerciable only, there the presentment is of itself conclusive ... 590, as to escapes fineable or amerciable. (r) See ante, p. 67. ..."

4. Lectures on the Growth of Criminal Law in Ancient Communities by Richard Robert Cherry (1890)
"... and then the tithing will be amerciable before our Justices because they have not produced the male/actor for trial, although he has been captured again ..."

5. Britton by Francis Morgan Nichols (1865)
"... and whosoever shall do so, and be found guilty thereof, shall be amerciable or otherwise punishable according to the mischief which may arise. ..."

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