invention (n.) Old form(s): inuention
fiction, fabrication, contrivance
AW III.vi.90[First Lord to Bertram, of Parolles] [he will] return with an invention
AW IV.i.26[Parolles to himself, of his lying] It must be a very plausive invention that carries it
Mac III.i.32[Macbeth to Banquo, of Malcolm and Donalbain] filling their hearers / With strange invention
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