Leasing

Leas"ing

(?), n. [AS. lesung, fr. les loose, false, deceitful. See -less, Loose, a.] The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies. [Archaic] Spenser.
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Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing.
Ps. v. 6.
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Blessed be the lips that such a leasing told.
Fairfax.
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Leasing making (Scots Law), the uttering of lies or libels upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court, or his family. Bp. Burnet.
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