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 for Leasing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lease \Lease\ (l[=e]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leased; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Leasing.] [F. laisser, OF. laissier, lessier, to
     leave, transmit, L. laxare to loose, slacken, from laxus
     loose, wide. See Lax, and cf. Lesser.]
     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.
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              There were some [houses] that were leased out for
              three lives.                          --Addison.
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     2. To hold under a lease; to take lease of; as, a tenant
        leases his land from the owner.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leasing \Leas"ing\, n. [AS. le['a]sung, fr. le['a]s loose,
     false, deceitful. See -less, Loose, a.]
     The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies. [Archaic]
     --Spenser.
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           Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing. --Ps. v. 6.
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           Blessed be the lips that such a leasing told.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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     Leasing making (Scots Law), the uttering of lies or libels
        upon the personal character of the sovereign, his court,
        or his family. --Bp. Burnet.
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From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

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

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