Palm Off Meaning

(idiomatic) To sell or dispose of (something) with the intent to deceive; to attempt to pass off a counterfeit or inferior product as genuine.

Example: 1871, Mark Twain, Journalism In Tennessee, [1] or [2]
  The inveterate liars of the Semi-Weekly Earthquake are evidently endeavoring to palm off upon a noble and chivalrous people another of their vile and brutal falsehoods...
1922, James Joyce, Ulysses, Episode 18
  ...the old mangy parcel he sent at Xmas a cottage cake and a bottle of hogwash he tried to palm off as claret that he couldnt get anyone to drink...
1963, United States Code Annotated [3]
  (p.359) one is to be allowed fraudulently to palm off upon the public his goods as those of another.
  (p.379) It is a fundamental rule that one man has no right to palm off his goods for sale as goods of a rival dealer...