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  • verb Past participle of manswear

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Examples

  • To call anyone "mansworn" was evidently a very serious offence, for in

    The Evolution of an English Town

  • If by falling at his feet and owning herself to be vile and mansworn she might get his pardon, she was ready now to lie there on the ground before him.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere

  • Would her father's curse be on her, or the still heavier malison of a creature mansworn, false to her dearest vow?

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago

  • Take what you offered her and be mansworn to the other lad was all that was before her; and no true to you either, for she would never have dared to tell you.

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago

  • If you do, I shall hold you for ever faithless and mansworn!

    Patsy

  • 'An' ye do not, I shall proclaim ye in the lists at Nanci as a corbie messenger and mansworn squire, unworthy of your spurs, 'threatened

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • The caitiff Walter -- mansworn that he is -- he shall abye it; but that can scarce be as yet, and methinks it were not well that I entered Scotland with you and your sister at my side, for then must I seem to have overlooked an offence that, by this holy relic, I will never pardon.

    The Caged Lion

  • There are the nuns at Gateshead, as hard as nails, will not hear of a maid without a dower, and yonder mansworn fellow Copeland casts her off like an old glove!

    Grisly Grisell

  • 'Never shall he have me if he be such a recreant, mansworn fellow as to leave my sister to the reiver.

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • If by falling at his feet and owning herself to be vile and mansworn she might get his pardon, she was ready now to lie there on the ground before him.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere

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