Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, the act of swearing; the administration of an oath.

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Examples

  • His Excellency William Living/ion, Efquire, came into Council and took the Oaths of Ab - juration and Allegiance, as by Law directed, and alio an Oath for the due Execution of his Office as Governor, before Mr. Morris, one of the Members tf this Houfe, and took the Chair as Prefident of the Council.

    A journal of the proceedings of the Legislative Council of the state of New-Jersey ..

  • A railroad cor juration may alter the course of a public way for the purpose of facilitating the crossing thereof by its railroad or of permitting its rail - road to pass at the side thereof without crossing, if, after notice to the city or town in which the way is situated, and a hearing, the county commissioners decide that such alteration will not essentially injure the way, and make a decree prescribing the time and manner of such altera - tion.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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