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knave

another word for jack (the playing card)

Knave

of Hearts vowed he’d steal no more tarts. [Nurs. Rhyme: Baring-Gould, 152]
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Some knaves and fools did become chief election commissioners.
| Bad Knaves - a moody yet powerful mixture of grunge, garage rock and psychedelia, Bad Knaves are one of Huddersfield's most exciting rock prospects.
He makes a distinction between fools on the one hand and knaves on the other, and a parallel distinction between folly and wisdom.
What are the knaves we've got for rulers spending our money on?
Last night, the SNP tried to look like knaves by proposing to join with right-wing Tories to vote for something they did not want, knew they wouldn't get and which would not serve the best interests of the Scottish people.
2.) Knave of Hearts: I stole the tarts Knave of Clubs: The Knave of hearts is lying Knave of Diamonds: The Knave of Clubs is lying Knave of Spades: The Knave of Diamonds is lying How many of the four knaves were telling the truth?
Sutton F had a comfortable 7-3 success over Colebridge Knaves despite an impressive hat-trick from Omar Zaman.
They entertain readers with amusing anecdotes and Google management-isms such as: "Consensus requires dissension," "Exile knaves but fight for divas" and "Think 10X, not 10%." The authors pledge that the insights and principles in the book "apply to anyone who is starting a new venture from scratch or from within an existing organization."
/ But when they play together, they're mischievous knaves. / They crash things and smash things - / They tumble and rumble - / They storm and they love to make waves." The breezy, beautifully colored artwork adds the perfect touch to this wonderful picturebook.
He attacked Liverpudlians as "the most perfidious knaves to their landlords in all England".
Naughty NH knaves are a great spectacle Live racing Channel 4/RUK, 1.30pm I MUST confess to a slightly guilty pleasure concerning the Cheltenham Festival, writes James Milton.
Merely because, for instance, sensible knaves will prefer injustice out of self-love does not entail that injustice is in their "true interests."