verb (used with object), per·jured, per·jur·ing.
- periwig chair,
Origin of perjure
Examples from the Web for perjurer
Not to believe Him is to make Him both a liar and a perjurer.George Muller of Bristol|Arthur T. Pierson
That has been done a hundred times, and Ameni will regard me as a perjurer, for I have sworn not to attempt Pentaur's life.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers
Consequently William could speak of himself as going to take vengeance on a perjurer.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)|Samuel R. Gardiner.
Guido swooned and awoke in his cell, an assassin, a thief, a perjurer.Very Woman|Remy de Gourmont
The appalling penalties which awaited the perjurer probably gave the ceremony some force at one time.Oxford and its Story|Cecil Headlam
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.