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Stretcher

An exaggeration; a statement stretched out beyond the strict truth. Also a frame on which the sick or wounded are carried; a frame on which painters' canvas is stretched; etc.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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