noun, plural knav·er·ies.
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I could grudge him, for his knavery and dissimulation, though I do not envy much the having the same place myself.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
They are,” said he, “of much sincerity and integrity far from the craft and knavery of men among us.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
I have played the knave so long with you that it is perhaps the greatest knavery I can commit to be honest at last.Rest Harrow|Maurice Hewlett
That a due rigour and restraint be laid upon the second, that villainy and knavery might not be encouraged by a law.An Essay upon Projects|Daniel Defoe
The young mail being hid, after some knavery, behind the arras, in come our quidam and that prelate.The Saint's Tragedy|Charles Kingsley