noun 1. a spiny shrub or small tree, Bumelia lanuginosa, of the sapodilla family, native to the southern U.S., having gummy, milky sap and white, bell-shaped flowers and yielding a hard, light-brown wood.
[fawls-kahrd] /ˈfɔlsˌkɑrd/ verb (used without object), Chiefly Bridge. 1. to play a false card. noun, Chiefly Bridge. 1. a card played to give an opponent a mistaken idea of the quality or length of one’s holding in the suit led. verb 1. (intransitive) (bridge) to play a misleading card, esp a high loser, in order […]
noun, Angling. 1. a throw of the line in fly casting in which the line, leader, and fly are prevented from hitting the water.
- False christs
Our Lord warned his disciples that they would arise (Matt. 24:24). It is said that no fewer than twenty-four persons have at different times appeared (the last in 1682) pretending to be the Messiah of the prophets.