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Definitions of oath:

part of speech: noun

A solemn statement with an appeal to God as witness, and a calling for his vengeance in case of faisehood or failure:- pl. OATHS ( othz).

part of speech: noun

A solemn declaration that one speaks the truth, with an appeal to God as witness; a profane use of the name of God or of any sacred thing.

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