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The verb lie has two sets of definitions. First, it refers to someone or something that reclines, rests in a horizontal position, or is situated in a specified place. Someone or something that does one of these things is a lier. A lier on the floor, for instance, risks getting stepped on. The second main definition of lie is to make a statement one knows to be false. One who does this is a liar.
Lier is rare—it in fact appears more commonly as a surname and as a misspelling of liar—so examples such as the ones below are not easy to find. We had to go back to the 19th century (partly because any actual instances of lier on the web are buried under the millions of misspellings of liar)