Definitions of Leasing

  1. of Lease
  2. The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies.
  3. ( B.) Falsehood: lies.
  4. Falsehood; lies.
  5. In Scrip., lies; falsehoods.

Usage examples for Leasing

  1. 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
  2. For the girls in the invitation houses carried their own expenses, leasing their houses and then conducting them like any tenants. – Peggy Parsons a Hampton Freshman by Annabel Sharp
  3. Between this leasing frame and the linking machine proper, shown in the foreground, is the drawing, measuring and marking machine. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
  4. In each case, moreover, the leasing power designated a large area around its holdings as a " sphere of influence," in which its economic and political mastery was complete. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  5. Dick, I wish you'd tell me about this leasing business. – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  6. In the United States the movement has manifested itself thus far only in the increasing reluctance on the part of the government to part with mineral resources on the public domain,- as is clear from the terms of its new leasing law to cover oil, coal, gas, potash, and phosphates on public lands. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  7. A first step toward a broad scientific attack on this problem would be the recognition of the fact that tariffs, taxes, conservation, international mineral questions, leasing laws, and various technical investigations of minerals are but parts of a great unit problem. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  8. On the whole, the leasing was for a time profitable to the Board, but it was not always attended with harmony. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  9. Then, as their personal needs in the stock- market or at elections demanded, they had supplied themselves with new Erie stock by leasing the worthless road to the Erie and then exchanging Erie stock for the worthless stock of the leased line. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  10. When Lauderdale on one occasion turned fiercely upon him, and threatened to impeach him for leasing making, he 'straightway fell a- trembling and weeping, ' and, to avoid the danger, submitted to appear in the royal presence; and there, in the coarsest terms, to confess himself a liar. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  11. Probably the system of leasing rather than selling mineral lands should be extended. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  12. I will submit legislation to expedite nuclear leasing and the rapid selection of sites. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  13. Certain States, particularly California, have passed laws, especially with regard to the ownership and leasing of farm lands, apparently intended to discriminate against Japanese who were already residents. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  14. I was at first inclined to favor the system of leasing as it seemed to promise the largest revenue to the Government and to afford the best security against monopolies; but further reflection and our experience in leasing the lead mines and selling lands upon credit have brought my mind to the conclusion that there would be great difficulty in collecting the rents, and that the relation of debtor and creditor between the citizens and the Government would be attended with many mischievous consequences. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  15. To mortgage on the same terms or anything approaching the same terms with any other bank was out of the question, so that they had no hope of holding the property for the purpose of leasing it. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  16. It is believed that similar losses and embarrassments will continue to occur while the present System of leasing these lands remains unchanged. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. In 1869, Cornelius Vanderbilt united the Hudson River and New York Central lines, linking the metropolis and Buffalo, and four years later he opened the way to Chicago by leasing the Lake Shore Michigan and Southern. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  18. So great was the demand for cider in the South that apple orchards were deemed the most desirable leasing property. – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle