Lie

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TO LIE. That which is proper, is fit; as, an action on the case lies for an injury committed without force; corporeal hereditaments lie in livery, that is, they pass by livery; incorporeal hereditaments lie in grant, that is, pass by the force of the grant, and without any livery. Vide Lying in grant.

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I've fibbed to my youngest child (after fibbing for years to his big sister).
We forgive him for fibbing. We instead congratulate George Mitchell for his role in Northern Ireland.