What does the word apocryphal mean?

Usage examples for apocryphal

  1. He went home in dismal spirits, but later that evening constructed a boyish letter of thanks to the apocryphal Belcher and told him all about- the trout! – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  2. These letters are most certainly apocryphal. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  3. Sir Thomas Urquhart, in " Discovery of a Most Exquisite Jewel," published in 1652, gives a biography which is, without doubt, mainly apocryphal. – The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley