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Part of speech: noun

A dishonest person; rogue.

Part of speech: noun

A playing - card.

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Usage examples "knave":

  1. You've always been a knave. - "Jane Cable", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. The soul refin’ d Is most inclin’ d To every moral excellence; All vice is dull, A knave’ s a fool; And virtue is the child of sense. - "The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2", Edward Young.
  3. Patrick merely wished to be informed who the man was, and whether he had a title, and was much of a knave: and particularly Patrick would have liked to be informed of the fellow's religion. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.