knacky

knacky

(ˈnækɪ)
adj, knackier or knackiest
archaic dialect cunning or artful
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I'm a fair judge, well used to the good grub and knacky manipulation of sauce and meat by my mother, who cooked at one time for Maud Gonne MacBride.
TRISTAN Davidson was the jockey to follow in Saturday's Cumberland fixture at Aspatria as he recorded the second four-timer of his career on the Victor Thompson-trained geldings Tommysteel, Knacky Lad, Senor Alco and Red Myst.
It's a knack, and you get to exercise this knacky part of your brain.
The other ten entries are headed by stable companions Knacky Lad and Missing You, the former aiming to recapture the form shown when two lengths second in Ireland last April.
It is a knacky little tool and when I rode it down to the bar for lunch the other day, the whole bar turned out to applaud and also, I must add, to burst themselves laughing.