Abjuration

Definition of Abjuration

Ab`ju`ra´tion
n.1.The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
2.A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.
Oath of abjuration
an oath asserting the right of the present royal family to the crown of England, and expressly abjuring allegiance to the descendants of the Pretender.
- Brande & C.

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