to practice extortion upon; hence, to oppress ...1567 Sc. obs.
from Latin extors- rare form of participial stem of extorquēre (to extort)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1567 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Neyther the saidis customaris be sufferit to extorss the people as thai haue done in tymes past..."
From: The Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland
Scottish Acts of James VI