crafty


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crafty \Craft"y\ (kr?ft"?), a. [AS. cr[ae]ftig.]
   1. Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill;
      dexterous. [Obs.] "Crafty work." --Piers Plowman.
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   2. Possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful.
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            A noble crafty man of trees.          --Wyclif.
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   3. Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft;
      cunning; wily. "A pair of crafty knaves." --Shak.
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            With anxious care and crafty wiles.   --J. Baillie.

   Syn: Skillful; dexterous; cunning; artful; wily; sly;
        fraudulent; deceitful; subtle; shrewd. See Cunning.
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