Definition of lying:

part of speech: noun

The habit or practice of telling lies.

part of speech: verb, impersonal

Reclining; being prostrate.

part of speech: adjective

Addicted to falsehoods; deceptive.

part of speech: noun

The practice of telling falsehoods.

part of speech: noun

Position of one who lies down.

part of speech: adjective

Telling falsehoods.

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Among the anc. Jews, a goat on which the high priest solemnly laid the sins of the people, and which was afterwards driven into the wilderness; any person on whom the faults of another may be fixed. ...