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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Canard  \Ca*nard"\,  n.  [F.,  properly,  a  duck.] 
  An  extravagant  or  absurd  report  or  story;  a  fabricated 
  sensational  report  or  statement;  esp.  one  set  afloat  in  the 
  newspapers  to  hoax  the  public. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  canard 
  n  :  a  deliberately  misleading  fabrication 




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