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KNAVE. A false, dishonest, or deceitful person. This signification of the word has arisen by a long perversion of its original meaning.
     2. To call a man a knave has been held to be actionable. 1 Rolle's Ab. 52; 1 Freem. 277.,

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Messieurs the sergeants of the mace, you will take me this knave to the pillory of the Grève, you will flog him, and turn him for an hour.
Send these loitering knaves up hither,'' said the Saxon, impatiently.
The inconsistency is that while the knave claims he is only there because his wristwatch has the wrong time, the "facts of the case" state that, as a playing card, the Knave has neither tendons nor joints.
She was interred within the city's cathedral under the floor of the north aisle of the knave, where her gravestone can be seen.
I enjoyed his book A Kestrel For A Knave, and when Kes was made in 1969 it became my favourite film.
BARRY Hines, whose novel A Kestrel for a Knave was adapted for the classic film Kes, has died aged 76.
The action-packed conclusion of the Starbound trilogy introduces Sofia Quinn, a con artist, and Gideon Marchant, a hacker who is also known as The Knave of Hearts.
Knave of Hearts: I stole the tarts Knave of Clubs: The Knave of hearts is lying Knave of Diamonds: The Knave of Clubs is lying Knave of Spades: The Knave of Diamonds is lying How many of the four knaves were telling the truth?
He was happy, a knave with a foolish ear; he held onto nothing proscribed in earnest.
A Kinect-enabled game for Windows, Play the Knave offers users an immersive, embodied experience of staging a scene from a Shakespeare play.
Based on Barry Hines' novel A Kestrel for a Knave, Kes, tells the story of a day in the life of Billy Caspar; a 15-year-old boy about to leave school and determined not to end up working down the mines, like his older brother Jud.
Ace, King, Knave by Maria McCann (9780571297580) PS12.