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oath

(ōth),
A solemn affirmation or attestation.

oath

[AS. ooth]
A solemn attestation or affirmation.
See: Hippocratic oath; Nightingale Pledge

oath

(ōth)
A solemn affirmation or attestation.

oath,

n an affirmation of the truth of a statement that renders one who is willfully asserting untrue statements punishable for perjury.
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Several Republican House members belatedly said that if President Clinton had admitted to lying under oath, they would have voted for censure rather than impeachment.
The House approved two articles of impeachment accusing Clinton of lying under oath and obstructing justice to conceal an extramarital affair with former aide Monica Lewinsky.