Afforcement
Afforcement Af*force"ment, n. [OF.] 1. A fortress; a fortification for defense. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

2. A re["e]nforcement; a strengthening. --Hallam. [1913 Webster]


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  • afforcement — n. reinforcement, support …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afforcement — af·force·ment …   English syllables

  • afforcement — mənt noun ( s) : an afforcing (as of a court or jury) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Afforcement of Court — ♦ Increasement in membership of court. (Sayles, George O. The King s Parliament of England, 143) …   Medieval glossary

  • Afforciament — Af*for ci*a*ment, n. See {Afforcement}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afforciamentum districtionis — The afforcement or increase of pledges …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • afforciamentum plegiorum — The afforcement or increase of pledges …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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