Calumny

Cal"um*ny

(?), n.;
pl. Calumnies (#).
[L. calumnia, fr. calvi to devise tricks, deceive; cf. F. calomnie. Cf. Challenge, n.] False accusation of a crime or offense, maliciously made or reported, to the injury of another; malicious misrepresentation; slander; detraction. "Infamous calumnies." Motley.
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Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny.
Shak.
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Cal*va"ri*a

(kl*v"r*), n. [L. See Calvary.] (Anat.) The bones of the cranium; more especially, the bones of the domelike upper portion.
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