Sub`or*na"tion (?), n. [F. subornation.]

1. Law

The act of suborning; the crime of procuring a person to take such a false oath as constitutes perjury.



The sin or offense of procuring one to do a criminal or bad action, as by bribes or persuasion.

Foul subornation is predominant. Shak.

The sort of chicanery attending the subornation of managers in the Leibnitz controversy. De Quinsey.


© Webster 1913.

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