Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A place where one lies.
  • Being prostrate. See lie.
  • Mendacious; false; deceptive: as, a lying rumor.
  • noun Falsehood; untruthfulness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • of lie, to be supported horizontally.
  • (Arch.), [R.] a panel in which the grain of the wood is horizontal.
  • (Naut.) having the sails so disposed as to counteract each other.
  • of lie, to tell a falsehood.

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  • verb Present participle of lie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

Etymologies

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lie +‎ -ing

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