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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lease v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leased p. pr. & vb. n. Leasing.]
 1. To grant to another by lease the possession of, as of lands, tenements, and hereditaments; to let; to demise; as, a landowner leases a farm to a tenant; -- sometimes with out.
    There were some [houses] that were leased out for three lives.   --Addison.
 2. To hold under a lease; to take lease of; as, a tenant leases his land from the owner.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leas·ing n.  The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies. [Archaic]
    Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing.   --Ps. v. 6.
    Blessed be the lips that such a leasing told.   --Fairfax.
 Leasing making Scots Law, the uttering of lies or libels upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court, or his family.

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Ps. 4:2; 5:6) an Old English word meaning lies, or lying, as
    the Hebrew word _kazabh_ is generally rendered.