, fr. leás
loose, false, deceitful. See -less
Leasing making (Scots Law), the uttering of lies or libels upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court, or his family. Bp. Burnet.
The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies. Spenser.
"Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing."
"Blessed be the lips that such a leasing told."