Thesaurus / knave
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Sometimes necessity makes an honest man a knave: and a rich man a honest man, because he has no occasion to be a knave.
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A witty knave bargained with a seller of lace in London for as much as would reach from one of his ears to the other.
Right; for your knave, when great folks have occasion for him, is received with little inquiry into his character.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
Then, the sallow, black-haired knave who had last night proclaimed himself as Garnache in disguise was some impostor.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"On my word, here's a pretty knave," said the baron, taken aback by the coolness of the speaker.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Without an ace, four kings, two queens and a knave are required in order to justify the declaration.
It must be a king and knave or two queens above the average if there is protection in three suits.
Dismember me this animal, and return him in a basket to the base-born knave who sent him; other answer have I none!
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
As I was finishing this worke, an oyster-wife tooke exception against me and called me knave.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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