unswear

verb un·swear \ ˌən-ˈswer \

Definition of unswear

unswore play \ˌən-ˈswȯr\; unsworn play \ˌən-ˈswȯrn\; unswearing
archaic : to unsay or retract something sworn
archaic : to recant or recall (an oath) especially by a second oath

First Known Use of unswear

1596

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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