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Origin of perjured
verb (used with object), per·jured, per·jur·ing.
Origin of perjure
Examples from the Web for perjured
In a stunning turnaround, Robson recently admitted he had perjured himself at trial.Gavin Arvizo’s New Beginning: Jackson Abuse Accuser Gets Married at 24|Diane Dimond|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Remember, in January 1998, impeachment talk started before Clinton had perjured himself.
It seemed to him that every one would see in his face that he was a recreant priest, perjured and forsworn.The Golden House|Charles Dudley Warner
Every time the Jesuits may impose upon the Pope, they will make all Christendom perjured.Pascal's Penses|Blaise Pascal
Tell me this moment where you have put that trunk, or I will blow your perjured soul from your body—tell me, quick.'I've Been Thinking;|Azel Stevens Roe
And all this I owe to that false, perjured woman that was my wife, and is your mistress.
Better the broken troth—better the nine days' wonder—than the perjured bride, and the loveless, sinful nuptials!Ishmael|Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
adjective criminal law
- having sworn falsely
- having committed perjury
Word Origin for perjure
mid-15c. "swear falsely" (implied in perjured; late 13c. in Anglo-French), from Old French parjurer "to break one's word, renege on a promise" (11c.), from Latin periurare "to swear falsely, break one's oath" (see perjury). Reflexive sense is from 18c.