Definition of 'on pain of'
Example sentences containing 'on pain of'
Even the doctor she'd known for forty years was on pain of death to call her anything but Miss Miller.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
She had warned Michael on pain of death not to spread the software any further, and she felt sure she could trust him.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002) THE SCAR (2002)
Definition of on pain of from the Collins English Dictionary