forsworn

adjective

for·​sworn fȯr-ˈswȯrn How to pronounce forsworn (audio)
variants or less commonly foresworn
1
: guilty of perjury
2
: marked by perjury

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of forsworn was before the 12th century

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“Forsworn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forsworn. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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