From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knavish \Knav"ish\, a.
   1. Like or characteristic of a knave[3]; given to knavery;
      trickish; fraudulent; dishonest; villainous; as, a knavish
      fellow, or a knavish trick. "Knavish politicians."
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   2. Mischievous; roguish; waggish; rascally.
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            Cupid is knavish lad,
            Thus to make poor females mad.        --Shak.
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