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lier

[lahy-er] /ˈlaɪ ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that lies, as in wait or in ambush.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; lie2 + -er1
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lier

n.

"one who reclines;" 1580s, agent noun from lie (v.2).

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