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fabricate (v.) mid-15c., "to fashion, make, build," from Latin fabricatus, past [...]


Conwy
via The Full Circle Project
fabricate (v.)

mid-15c., "to fashion, make, build," from Latin fabricatus, past participle of fabricare "to make, construct, fashion, build," from fabrica (see fabric). In bad sense of "tell a lie (etc.)," it is recorded by 1779.

Online Etymology
Phillpots
lie (n.1)

"an untruth, false statement made with intent to deceive,"

lie (v.1)

"speak falsely, tell an untruth for the purpose of misleading,"
Sunday 14 January 2018, 22:35:41
Phillpots
Needs repeating again and again - sunk in yet?

lie (v.1)

"speak falsely, tell an untruth for the purpose of misleading,"

Verb = Legal system.
Monday 15 January 2018, 21:05:22
westwynd
So if fabricate means lie and clothing is made of fabric .Does that mean we should be walking around naked . It ain't happenin for me especially now days , I don't want weirdos seeing my junk haha . sorry Philpots just a little humor
Tuesday 16 January 2018, 03:32:02
Phillpots
Strange how Etymology and the beginnings of words differ from what we all know and understand from common dictionaries.
Tuesday 16 January 2018, 15:45:27
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