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Meaning of mulct

mulct

Pronunciation: (mulkt), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to deprive (someone) of something, as by fraud, extortion, etc.; swindle.
  2. to obtain (money or the like) by fraud, extortion, etc.
  3. to punish (a person) by fine, esp. for a misdemeanor.
—n.
  1. a fine, esp. for a misdemeanor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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