Leasing making
Leasing Leas"ing, n. [AS. le['a]sung, fr. le['a]s loose, false, deceitful. See {-less}, {Loose}, a.] The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies. [Archaic] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing. --Ps. v. 6. [1913 Webster]

Blessed be the lips that such a leasing told. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

{Leasing making} (Scots Law), the uttering of lies or libels upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court, or his family. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]


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