fore-oath

noun

Definition of fore-oath

: an oath required of a party bringing suit under old English law unless the cause of complaint were manifest

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History and Etymology for fore-oath

fore- + oath

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“Fore-oath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fore-oath. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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