noun, plural knav·er·ies.
Origin of knavery
Examples from the Web for knavery
Jason died poor and in debt, after all his knavery and schemes.The Chainbearer|J. Fenimore Cooper
You expect to be paid when my will is read—that's knavery—hypocritical knavery.Alone|Marion Harland
By the cross of these hilts, I'll never play at gleek again, whilst I have a nose on my face: I smell the knavery of the game.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)|W. Carew Hazlitt
Nothing but a job or some knavery can keep them serious for ten minutes together.Table-Talk|William Hazlitt
He answered, shortly: "The woman's folly is no excuse for our knavery—lay the letter down, please!"Life on the Stage|Clara Morris