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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Fabricate \Fab"ri*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fabricated}; p.
     pr. & vb. n. {Fabricating}.] [L. fabricatus, p. p. of
     fabricari, fabricare, to frame, build, forge, fr. fabrica.
     See {Fabric}, {Farge}.]
     1. To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to
        construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

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     2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as,
        to fabricate woolens.
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     3. To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to
        fabricate a lie or story.
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              Our books were not fabricated with an accomodation
              to prevailing usages.                 --Paley.
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