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knave  audio  (nv) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An unprincipled, crafty fellow.
    1. A male servant.
    2. A man of humble birth.
  2. Games See jack.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old English cnafa, boy, male servant

OTHER FORMS:
knavish(Adjective), knavish·ly(Adverb), knavish·ness(Noun)


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