Difference between revisions of "Knave"

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A boy, especially one who is a [[servant]]. It has come to mean a mischevious boy in modern [[English]].<br>
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The term '''knave''' is used to describe a boy, especially one who is a [[servant]]. It has come to mean a mischevious boy in modern [[English]]. It is
Probably derived from the Old English word ''"cnafa"'', meaning "servant".
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probably derived from the [[Old English]] word ''"cnafa"'', meaning "servant".

Latest revision as of 14:39, 16 January 2005

The term knave is used to describe a boy, especially one who is a servant. It has come to mean a mischevious boy in modern English. It is probably derived from the Old English word "cnafa", meaning "servant".