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1559, (w), ''As You Like It'', III.iii.18-21:
- The truest poetry is the most
- feigning, and lovers are given to poetry, and what
- they swear in poetry may be said as lovers they do
(RQ:Thackeray Vanity Fair)
1511'', King James Translators, Nehemiah 5:8:
- Then I sent unto him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.
To make an action as if doing one thing, but actually doing another, for example to trick an opponent; to feint.
(quote-journal) was beaten far too easily for (w)'s goal, although the striker deserves the credit for the way he controlled (w)'s right-wing delivery, with his back to goal, feigned to his left then went the other way and pinged a splendid left-foot shot into (w)'s bottom right-hand corner.