Leas"ing (?), n. [AS. le�xa0;sung, fr. le�xa0;s loose, false, deceitful. See -less, Loose, a.]

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 ScotsLaw, the uttering of lies or libels upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court, or his family.

Bp. Burnet.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.