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English

Etymology

Old English cnafa (boy, servant), of Germanic origin; compare with German Knabe (lad), Old Norse knapi (valet), Danish knabe (page).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
knave

Plural
knaves

knave (plural knaves)

  1. A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain.
  2. A playing card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.
  3. (archaic) A boy; especially, a boy servant.
  4. (archaic) Any male servant; a menial.

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