Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corrupt form of falsehead: as, in old law writings, “crime of falset.”

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Examples

  • “And truly, if it like your pageship,” said the citizen, “for you may remember I have a gift to discover falset.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • “And the Pow – Burn, and the Quarry-holes, and the Gusedub, ye fause loon!” answered Master George, speaking Scotch with a strong and natural emphasis; “it is such land-loupers as you, that, with your falset and fair fashions, bring reproach on our whole country.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • "And _truly, _ if it like your pageship," said the citizen, "for you may remember I have a gift to discover falset."

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • "And the Pow-Burn, and the Quarry-holes, and the Gusedub, ye fause loon!" answered Master George, speaking Scotch with a strong and natural emphasis; "it is such land-loupers as you, that, with your falset and fair fashions, bring reproach on our whole country."

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • "As to our poverty, friend," replied Richie, "that is as Heaven pleases; but touching our falset, I'll prove to you that a Scotsman bears as leal and true a heart to his friend as ever beat in English doublet."

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • “As to our poverty, friend,” replied Richie, “that is as Heaven pleases; but touching our falset, I’ll prove to you that a

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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