First the word that caught my eye. It just looks and sounds interesting to me, and the meaning was unexpected as well. And that's what the second word is for, to make the first a little more explicable.
He that affeers.
1. To fix or settle the amount of an amercement, to assess; to reduce to a fair or equitable amount.
2. fig. To settle, confirm.
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