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- n. someone who has committed perjury by lying under oath
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who is guilty of perjury; one who perjures or forswears, in any sense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is wilfully false to oaths or vows, or who in judicial or official proceedings wilfully testifies falsely under oath or solemn affirmation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who deliberately gives false testimony
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The perjurer is still walking free brazenly mocking us that he will never be prosecuted for his perjury in open court, despite such perjury and vessel circumstances posing an obvious threat to America's National ports security and numerous criminal shipping and other federal law violations.
Jesuits, and caught too greedily out of their society and communion, that whoso toucheth it with one lip only, and thereafter sweareth falsely, cannot be called a perjurer, since perjury is breaking an oath.
Who does not call to mind the virtuous indignation with which Mr. Roebuck spoke of this greeting by one he was pleased to call a 'perjurer'?
Horrors of the Virginian Slave Trade and of the Slave-Rearing Plantations. The True Story of Dinah, an Escaped Virginian Slave, Now in London, on Whose Body Are Eleven Scars Left by Tortures Which Were Inflicted by Her Master, Her Own Father. Together with Extracts from the Laws of Virginia, Showing That Against These Barbarities the Law Gives Not the Smallest Protection to the Slave, But the Reverse
He left behind a rich legacy as the nation's longest-serving Republican senator, a fierce defender of pork projects for his beloved state and an alleged perjurer whose conviction was dismissed amid charges of prosecutorial misconduct.
In my brief sojourn I'd been an impostor and perjurer (as Comber), stolen slaves (under the names of Prescott, Arnold, and, I rather think, Fitzroy Howard or something like that), and was wanted for murders I hadn't committed in Mississippi, or it may have been Tennessee for all I know, as well as for aiding and abetting (which I hadn't done, either) Spring's stabbing of Omohundro.
An impeached perjurer who has been disbarred lies to cover his wife's misstatements and fabrications.
If someone is a known perjurer or liar, that fact will reduce their credibility as a witness.
You can unintentionally give false information and not be a perjurer.
What about the convicted perjurer who has been raising funds for you - Scooter Libby?
The only bigger fish left to fry is Cheney, and the main witness against him will be a convicted perjurer.