- (n.) A flower cluster with an elongated axis and many one-flowered lateral pedicels, as in the currant and chokecherry.
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Definitions for: AMERCE
- (v. t.) To punish by a pecuniary penalty, the amount of which is not fixed by law, but left to the discretion of the court; as, the amerced the criminal in the sum on the hundred dollars.
- (v. t.) To punish, in general; to mulct.