knave

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knave englannista suomeksi

  1. jätkä, sotamies, solttu

  2. hamppari, kelmi

  1. Substantiivi

  2. knaapi, hovipoika

  3. knaapi

  4. lurjus

  5. jätkä, sotilas, sotamies, solttu

knave englanniksi

  1. A boy; especially, a boy servant.

  2. Any male servant; a menial.

  3. (RQ:Shakespeare Othello)

  4. Many a duteous and knee-crooking knave that, doting on his own obsequious bondage, wears out his time, much like his master's ass, For naught but provender, and when he's old – cashier'd! Whip me such honest knaves.
  5. A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person.

  6. (syn)

  7. 1848-50, (w), ''Pendennis'', ch 44:

  8. He was a man whom scarcely any amount of fortune could have benefited permanently, and who was made to be ruined, to cheat small tradesmen, to be the victim of astuter sharpers: to be niggardly and reckless, and as destitute of honesty as the people who cheated him, and a dupe, chiefly because he was too mean to be a successful knave.
  9. (RQ:Ferguson Zollenstein)

  10. I had never defrauded a man of a farthing, nor called him knave behind his back. But now the last rag that covered my nakedness had been torn from me. I was branded a blackleg, card-sharper, and murderer.
  11. (quote-book), transl.|title=Canterbury Tales|The Canterbury Tales: Translated into Modern English|series=(w)|publisher=(w)|year=1951|year_published=1977|page=204|passage=God's bones! Whenever I go to beat those knaves / my tapsters, out she wife comes with clubs and staves, / "Go on!" she screams — and it's a caterwaul — / "You kill those dogs! Break back and bones and all!"

  12. A card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.

  13. son, male child (gloss)

  14. boy, lad, male child or baby

  15. guy, bloke, man

  16. servant, hireling, menial

  17. peasant, lowly individual

  18. infantryman, soldier

  19. (l), caitiff, despicable individual