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1) canard. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Informal : fish story, tall tale. Slang : whopper. See TRUE....

2) canard. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...final -d, but it remains French enough to require a primary stress on the final syllable. A canard in American English is a false story, a swindle. A vile canard...

3) canard. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An aircraft whose horizontal stabilizing surfaces are forward of the main wing. French, duck, canard, probably from the phrase vendre un canard a moitie, to half-sell...

4) Canard. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...This tale had the run of all the papers, and gave a new word to the language. (French, cane, a duck.) (Quetelet.) 1...

5) Hoax. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(See CANARD.) 1...

6) misstatement. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...An untrue declaration: canard, cock-and-bull story, falsehood, falsity, fib, fiction, inveracity, lie2, misrepresentation, prevarication, story, tale, untruth. Informal...

7) lie2. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...2, lie2, lie2, lie2, lie2"> An untrue declaration: canard, cock-and-bull story, falsehood, falsity, fib, fiction, inveracity, misrepresentation, misstatement, prevarication,...

8) fib. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...An untrue declaration: canard, cock-and-bull story, falsehood, falsity, fiction, inveracity, lie2, misrepresentation, misstatement, prevarication, story, tale, untruth....

9) inveracity. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. An untrue declaration: canard, cock-and-bull story, falsehood, falsity, fib, fiction, lie2, misrepresentation, misstatement, prevarication, story, tale, untruth....

10) misrepresentation. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...An untrue declaration: canard, cock-and-bull story, falsehood, falsity, fib, fiction, inveracity, lie2, misstatement, prevarication, story, tale, untruth. Informal...

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