Origin of abjuration
Examples from the Web for abjuration
The assessors had ruled that it was the law to read over her abjuration to her; the Bishop did nothing of the sort.
You abjured your crimes and voluntarily signed this abjuration with your own hand.The Executioner's Knife|Eugne Sue
From his Catharan bishop he received absolution for his oath of abjuration, and was received back into the sect.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II|Henry Charles Lea
The action was to enforce a penalty of 500 for having voted without taking the oath of abjuration.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The immediate results of his abjuration were doubtless beneficial to himself, to the Huguenots, and to his country.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
Word Origin and History for abjuration
mid-15c., from Latin abjurationem (nominative abjuratio) "a denying on oath," noun of action from past participle stem of abjurare (see abjure).