The foot found on false Creek was near a part of Vancouver known as Leg in Boot Square.
And the day after that ... The TV show "The West Wing" gives a false impression of what government work is like.
Being praised for false emulation is nearly as bad as being pilloried for false errors.
The jury finds Hatch guilty of tax evasion and filing a false tax return; the jury deliberated for six hours.
Given what we now know about false confessions, especially, the record here is shocking.
For a telepathic race there are no false fronts or motives or impulses.
The boy was fierce, but never did he speak a word that was false.
If I were a man, I should like to abandon a false scent as soon as possible.'
He could not be false unto himself, and the sceptre was turned aside.
As to whether what is written is true or false, we must judge by that which is written.
late 12c., from Old French fals, faus (12c., Modern French faux) "false, fake, incorrect, mistaken, treacherous, deceitful," from Latin falsus "deceived, erroneous, mistaken," past participle of fallere "deceive, disappoint," of uncertain origin (see fail).
Adopted into other Germanic languages (cf. German falsch, Dutch valsch, Danish falsk), though English is the only one in which the active sense of "deceitful" (a secondary sense in Latin) has predominated. False alarm recorded from 1570s. Related: Falsely; falseness.