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noun 
  1. (obsolete) A liar or sycophant who boasts of their falsehood.
The character Sir John Falstaff from Shakespeare's plays (Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor) is a famous example of an .
:Falstaff: "I may lie, but I am no counterfeit." (paraphrased)
Etymology: From á (AbydocomÄs), after a town called Abydos (á), the inhabitants of which were known for inventing slanders and boasting of them.


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