Definition of "mulct" [mulct]

  • (noun) A penalty such as a fine.
  • (verb-transitive) To penalize by fining or demanding forfeiture.
  • (verb-transitive) To acquire by trickery or deception.
  • (verb-transitive) To defraud or swindle.

Use "mulct" in a sentence

  • "My remark was an epitogram -- an axis -- a kind of mulct'em in parvo."
  • "The American taxpayer was duped and mulct to little avail."
  • "From the Mirza title, it appears the Qandahar Police Chief may not have been relying on physical coercion as much as accountant-based or bookkeeping tactics to mulct the local merchant. back"

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