What does the word peril mean?

Usage examples for peril

  1. Then you can take them when you please, and if you cut over you know it and you do it at your peril. – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  2. It will mean a desperate risk, and if you go, you must comprehend thoroughly the peril involved. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  3. My Lord Bacurius, you must have regard unto the Queen, she is your prisoner, 'tis at your peril if she make escape. – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher