What does the word Swore mean?

Usage examples for Swore

  1. This very Pamphilus, how many times He swore to Bacchis, swore so solemnly One could not but believe him, that he never Would, in her lifetime, marry. – The Comedies of Terence by Publius Terentius Afer
  2. Ye've done misled folk thet swore by ye, ef I sees hit a'right. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  3. I swore to myself that they should never enjoy my wealth; but I wanted to live, and let them know I had it. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte