Calumnies
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. [1913 Webster]

Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. --Shak. [1913 Webster] ||


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