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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Perjure \Per"jure\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Perjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perjuring}.] [F. parjurer, L. perjurare, perjerare; per through, over + jurare to swear. See {Jury}.]

1. To cause to violate an oath or a vow; to cause to make oath knowingly to what is untrue; to make guilty of perjury; to forswear; to corrupt; -- often used reflexively; as, he perjured himself.

Want will perjure The ne'er-touched vestal. --Shak.

2. To make a false oath to; to deceive by oaths and protestations. [Obs.]

And with a virgin innocence did pray For me, that perjured her. --J. Fletcher.

Syn: To {Perjure}, {Forswear}.

Usage: These words have been used interchangeably; but there is a tendency to restrict perjure to that species of forswearing which constitutes the crime of perjury at law, namely, the willful violation of an oath administered by a magistrate or according to law.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Perjured \Per"jured\, adjective Guilty of perjury; having sworn falsely; forsworn. --Shak. "Perjured persons." --1 Tim. i. 10. "Their perjured oath." --Spenser.


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