An untrue declaration
An erroneous or false idea
For, if we told you truly, you might escape us altogether; and if we told you an untruth we would be naughty and deserve to be punished.
It is your happiness I wish for, she added, feeling that she was telling an untruth and was becoming entangled.
while every house and family draweth to it the honour and renown of noble exploits, martial feats and dignities by any untruth and lie, so it be colourable."
Lawyer: What is a misleading impression - a sort of bent untruth?