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Definitions of Leasing

Pronunciation : Leas"ing
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. leásung, fr. leás loose, false, deceitful. See -less, Loose, a.]
Definition : Defn: The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies. [Archaic] Spenser. Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing. Ps. v. 6. Blessed be the lips that such a leasing told. Fairfax. Leasing making (Scots Law), the uttering of lies or libels upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court, or his family. Bp. Burnet.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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