knave (n.) Old form(s): Knaue , knaues
boy, lad, fellow
2H4 I.ii.72[Falstaff to Servant] What! A young knave, and begging!
AC IV.xiv.12[Antony to Eros] My good knave
AW II.iv.17[Parolles to Clown] O, my knave!
AW II.iv.36[Parolles to Helena, of the Clown] A good knave i'faith, and well fed
Cor II.i.64[Menenius to Brutus and Sicinius] You are ambitious for poor knaves' caps and legs
Ham III.iv.216[Hamlet to Gertrude, of Polonius] a foolish prating knave
Ham V.i.135[Hamlet to Horatio, of the First Clown] How absolute the knave is!
Ham V.i.76[Hamlet to Horatio, of the First Clown's treatment of a skull] How the knave jowls it to the ground
Ham V.i.99[Hamlet to Horatio, of the First Clown's treatment of a skull] Why does he suffer this mad knave now to knock him about the sconce with a dirty shovel
JC IV.iii.239[Brutus to Lucius, of his sleeping] Poor knave, I blame thee not
JC IV.iii.267[Brutus to sleeping Lucius] Gentle knave, good night
KL I.i.20[Gloucester to Kent, of Edmund] this knave came something saucily to the world
KL I.iv.96[Lear to Fool] How now, my pretty knave!
KL III.ii.72[Lear to Fool] Poor fool and knave
LLL III.i.141[Berowne to Costard] My good knave Costard
TC V.iv.4[Thersites alone] Diomed has got that same scurvy doting foolish young knave's sleeve of Troy there in his helm
TN IV.ii.19[Sir Toby to Maria, of Feste as Sir Topas] The knave counterfeits well; a good knave
TS induction.2.22[Sly to Lord] score me up for the lyingest knave in Christendom

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