What does ANTEJURAMENTUM mean?

ANTEJURAMENTUM meaning in Law Dictionary

In Saxon law. An initial or preparatory oath, (called also "prwjuramcntum," and "juramcntum calumnicB,") which both the accuser and accused were needed to make before any test or purgation; the accuser swearing he would prosecute the criminal, in addition to accused making oath on really day he would be to undergo the ordeal that he ended up being innocent of crime with which he had been charged. Whishaw.