Fal"si*cri"men\ [L.] (Civ. Law) The crime of falsifying.

Note: This term in the Roman law included not only forgery, but every species of fraud and deceit. It never has been used in so extensive a sense in modern common law, in which its predominant significance is forgery, though it also includes perjury and offenses of a like character. --Burrill. Greenleaf.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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