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n, pl -eries
1. a deceitful or dishonest act
2. dishonest conduct; trickery
knav•er•y (ˈneɪ və ri)
n., pl. -er•ies.
1. unprincipled or dishonest dealing; trickery.
2. a knavish act or practice.
petty dishonesty or fraud. — knave, n. — knavish, adj.See also: Crime
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Mercury, displeased at his knavery, not only took away the golden axe, but refused to recover for him the axe he had thrown into the pool.
The adventures of his rogue of a hero, who began life as the servant and accomplice of a blind beggar, and then adventured on through a most diverting career of knavery, brought back the atmosphere of Don Quixote, and all the landscape of that dear wonder- world of Spain, where I had lived so much, and I followed him with all the old delight.
Monks, still bearing that assumed name, retired with his portion to a distant part of the New World; where, having quickly squandered it, he once more fell into his old courses, and, after undergoing a long confinement for some fresh act of fraud and knavery, at length sunk under an attack of his old disorder, and died in prison.
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