Leasing

Definitions:

In Scrip., lies; falsehoods.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
( B.) Falsehood: lies.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Falsehood; lies.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

The strict retrenchment of all personal expenses, and the leasing of Lynbrook and the town house, had enabled Amherst, in eighteen months, to lay by enough income to carry out this plan, which he was impatient to see executed as a visible commemoration of his wife's generosity to Westmore.
- The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
Blest be the lips that such a leasing told: Thoughtful awhile remained the tyrant wood, His native wrath he gan a space withhold, And said, That thou discover soon I will, What aid?
- Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso
Westy tells me that Amherst hints at leasing the New York house.
- The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton