gospel oath

  1. an oath sworn on the Gospels

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How to use gospel oath in a sentence

  • You've got to take yer gospel oath that yer'll be as good as yer word, and that I sha'n't be 'urt for wot I didn't do.

    The Betrayal of John Fordham | B.L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • I have heard tell that he sware a gospel oath in bygone times, and has bode by it ever since.