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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mulct /ˈmʌlkt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mulct n.
 1. A fine or penalty, esp. a pecuniary punishment or penalty.
 2. A blemish or defect. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- Amercement; forfeit; forfeiture; penalty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mulct, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mulcted; p. pr. & vb. n. Mulcting.]
 1. To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or forfeiture, esp. a pecuniary fine; to fine.
 2. Hence, to deprive of; to withhold by way of punishment or discipline. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : money extracted as a penalty [syn: fine, amercement]
      v 1: deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my
           inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted
           her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little
           change" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick,
            nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, gyp,
      2: impose a fine on; "he was fined for littering"