Not true. Term also means: artificial; counterfeit; assumed or designed to deceive, Sentinel Life Ins. Co. v. Blackmer, C.C.A.Colo., 77 F.2d 347, 352;
contrary to fact, In re Davis, 349 Pa. 651, 37 A.2d 498, 499;
deceitful; deliberately and knowingly false, People v. Mangan, 140 Misc. 783, 252 N.Y.S. 44, 52;
designedly untrue, W. T. Rawleigh Co. v. Brantley, 97 Miss. 244, 19 So.2d 808, 811;
erroneous, Gilbert v. Inter-Ocean Casualty Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, 41 N.M. 463, 71 P.2d 56, 59;
hypocritical; sham; feigned, incorrect, State v. Arnett, 338 Mo. 907, 92 S.W.2d 897, 900;
intentionally untrue, Com. v. Kraatz, 2 Mass.App.Ct. 196, 310 N.E.2d 368, 376;
not according to truth or reality, State v. Arnett, 338 Mo. 907, 92 S.W.2d 897, 900;
not genuine or real; uttering falsehood; unveracious; given to deceit; dishonest, Wilensky v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., C.C.A. Mass., 67 F.2d 389, 390;
wilfully and intentionally untrue, In re Brown, D.C.N.Y., 37 F.Supp. 526, 527; North American Accident Ins. Co. v. Tebbs, C.C.A.Utah, 107 F.2d 853, 855.
The word "false" has two distinct and well-recognized meanings:
(1) intentionally or knowingly or negligently untrue;
(2) untrue by mistake or accident, or honestly after the exercise of reasonable care. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Adams, D.C.Mun.App., 37 A.2d 345, 350.
A thing is called "false" when it is done, or made, with knowledge, actual or constructive, that it is untrue or illegal, or is said to be done falsely when the meaning is that the party is in fault for its error. A statement (including a statement in a claim or document), is "false" if it was untrue by the person making it, or causing it to be made.
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