Mulcted
Mulct Mulct, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mulcted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mulcting}.] [L. mulctare, multare.] 1. To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or forfeiture, esp. a pecuniary fine; to fine. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, to deprive of; to withhold by way of punishment or discipline. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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