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FABRICATE, verb transitive [Latin , to frame, supra.]

1. To frame; to build; to construct; to form a whole by connecting its parts; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; as, to fabricate woolens.

3. To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story.

Our books were not fabricated with an accommodation to prevailing usages.

4. To coin; as, to fabricate money. [Unusual.]