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Definition of Knavery


  1. The practices of a knave; petty villainy; fraud; trickery; a knavish action.
  2. Roguish or mischievous tricks.

Knavery Quotations

Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.
George III

Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
Abraham Lincoln
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Knavery Translations

knavery in German is Schurkenstreich, Gaunerei
knavery in Spanish is bribonada
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