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pējĕro , or, in the orig. form, perjūro (Vulg. Lev. 19, 12; id. Matt. 5, 33), and per-jĕro (Plaut. Trin. 1, 1, 9; id. Truc. 1, 1, 9), āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. per-juro, swear falsely, to forswear or perjure one's self.
(β). Poet. in part. perf. pass.: jus pejeratum, a false oath (analog. to jus jurandum), Hor. C. 2, 8, 1: “et perjuratos in mea damna deos,offended by perjury, Ov. Am. 3, 11, 22.—
II. Transf., in gen., to lie (Plautin.): “perge: optime hercle perjuras,Plaut. Poen. 2, 34: “da pignus, ni nune perjures,id. ib. 5, 4, 72; id. Merc. 3, 1, 42.
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