knavery definition

  • noun:
    • Dishonest or crafty dealing.
    • An instance of trickery or mischief.
    • The (mis)behaviour of a knave, boyish mischief.
    • Deceit, an unprincipled action.
    • The techniques of a knave; petty villainy; fraud; trickery; a knavish action.
    • Roguish or naughty tricks.
    • The activity or character of a knave; dishonesty; deception in dealing; trickery; petty villainy; fraud.
    • Roguishness; waggishness; tomfoolery.
    • Narthecium ossifragum, the bog-asphodel.
    • decreased sincerity; acts of lying or cheating or stealing

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