Briberies
Bribery Brib"er*y, n.; pl. {Briberies}. [OE. brybery rascality, OF. briberie. See {Bribe}, n.] 1. Robbery; extortion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. The act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of influencing the official or political action of another by corrupt inducements. [1913 Webster]

{Bribery oath}, an oath taken by a person that he has not been bribed as to voting. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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