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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.8What does this knave here? Get you gone,What doe's this knaue heere? Get you gone
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.41Such friends are thine enemies, knave.Such friends are thine enemies knaue.
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.56calumnious knave?calumnious knaue?
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.87You'll be gone, sir knave, and do as IYoule begone sir knaue, and doe as I
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.ii.25wrangling knave, as the nun's lip to the friar's mouth;wrangling knaue, as the Nuns lip to the Friers mouth,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.262another word, else I'd call you knave. I leave you.another word, else I'de call you knaue. I leaue you.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.17keep them on have them still. O, my knave! How doeskeepe them on, haue them still. O my knaue, how do's
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.27Away! Th'art a knave.Away, th'art a knaue.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.28You should have said, sir, ‘ Before a knave th'artYou should haue said sir before a knaue, th'art
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.29a knave;’ that's ‘ Before me, th'art a knave.’ This hada knaue, that's before me th'art a knaue: this had
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.36A good knave i'faith, and well fed.A good knaue ifaith, and well fed.
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.16I know that knave, hang him! one Parolles; aI know that knaue, hang him, one Parolles,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.81'Tis pity he is not honest. Yond's that same knave'Tis pitty he is not honest: yonds that same knaue
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.101Has sat i'th' stocks all night, poor gallant knave.ha's sate i'th stockes all night poore gallant knaue.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.16They are not herbs, you knave, they areThey are not hearbes you knaue, they are
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.20Whether dost thou profess thyself, a knave or aWhether doest thou professe thy selfe, a knaue or a
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.22A fool, sir, at a woman's service, and a knave at aA foole sir at a womans seruice, and a knaue at a
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.27So you were a knave at his service indeed.So you were a knaue at his seruice indeed.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.30I will subscribe for thee, thou art both knave andI will subscribe for thee, thou art both knaue and
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.61A shrewd knave and an unhappy.A shrewd knaue and an vnhappie.
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.23poor, decayed, ingenious, foolish, rascally knave. I dopoore decayed, ingenious, foolish, rascally knaue. I doe
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.30knave with Fortune that she should scratch you, who ofknaue with fortune that she should scratch you, who of
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.47Out upon thee, knave! Dost thou put upon me atOut vpon thee knaue, doest thou put vpon mee at
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.52Though you are a fool and a knave you shall eat. Go to,though you are a foole and a knaue, you shall eate, go too,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.249As thou art a knave and no knave. What an equivocalAs thou art a knaue and no knaue, what an equiuocall
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.74knave uncuckolded. Therefore, dear Isis, keep decorum,Knaue vncuckolded: Therefore deere Isis keep decorum,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.v.102O, that his fault should make a knave of thee,Oh that his fault should make a knaue of thee,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.12My good knave Eros, now thy captain isMy good Knaue Eros, now thy Captaine is
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.14Yet cannot hold this visible shape, my knave.Yet cannot hold this visible shape (my Knaue)
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.3Not being Fortune, he's but Fortune's knave,Not being Fortune, hee's but Fortunes knaue,
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.70chins and swear by your beards that I am a knave.chinnes, and sweare by your beards that I am a knaue.
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.288and under that habit play the knave with him. – Do youand vnder that habit play the knaue with him, do you
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.97knave of them all shall flout me out of my calling.knaue of them all shal flout me out of my calling.
CoriolanusCor III.iii.33Will bear the knave by th' volume. (Aloud) Th' honoured godsWill beare the Knaue by'th Volume: / Th' honor'd Goddes
CymbelineCym I.vi.75.2A sly and constant knave.A slye, and constant knaue,
HamletHam I.v.124But he's an arrant knave.But hee's an arrant knaue.
HamletHam III.iv.216Who was in life a foolish prating knave.Who was in life, a foolish prating Knaue.
HamletHam V.i.76once. How the knave jowls it to the ground, as if 'twereonce: how the knaue iowles it to th' grownd, as if it were
HamletHam V.i.99suffer this mad knave now to knock him about thesuffer this rude knaue now to knocke him about the
HamletHam V.i.135How absolute the knave is! We must speak byHow absolute the knaue is? wee must speake by
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.i.98Farewell, you muddy knave.Farewell, ye muddy Knaue.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.119thy knighthood aside, thou art a knave to call me so.thy Knighthood aside, thou art a knaue to call me so.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.122Say, what beast, thou knave, thou?Say, what beast, thou knaue thou?
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.128any man knows where to have me, thou knave, thou.anie man knowes where to haue me, thou knaue thou.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.35rascally yea-forsooth knave, to bear a gentleman in hand,Rascally-yea-forsooth-knaue, to beare a Gentleman in hand,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.72What! A young knave, and begging! Is thereWhat? a yong knaue and beg? Is there
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.37Yonder he comes, and that arrant malmsey-nose knaveYonder he comes, and that arrant Malmesey-Nose
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.36Visor; that Visor is an arrant knave, on my knowledge.Visor, that Visor is an arrant Knaue, on my knowledge.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.37I grant your worship that he is a knave, sir; but yetI graunt your Worship, that he is a knaue (Sir:) But yet
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.38God forbid, sir, but a knave should have some countenanceheauen forbid Sir, but a Knaue should haue some Countenance,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.40to speak for himself, when a knave is not. I have servedto speake for himselfe, when a Knaue is not. I haue seru'd
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.42once or twice in a quarter bear out a knave against anonce or twice in a Quarter beare out a knaue, against an
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.44knave is mine honest friend, sir; therefore, I beseechKnaue is mine honest Friend Sir, therefore I beseech
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.64By God's liggens, I thank thee. The knaveI thanke thee: the knaue
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iv.1No, thou arrant knave! I would to God that INo, thou arrant knaue: I would I
Henry VH5 III.ii.119villain, and a bastard, and a knave, and a rascal. WhatVillaine, and a Basterd, and a Knaue, and a Rascall. What
Henry VH5 IV.viii.34manhood, what an arrant, rascally, beggarly, lousy knaveManhood, what an arrant rascally, beggerly, lowsie Knaue
Henry VH5 V.i.6knave, Pistol – which you and yourself and all the worldKnaue Pistoll, which you and your selfe, and all the World,
Henry VH5 V.i.17lousy knave, God pless you!lowsie Knaue, God plesse you.
Henry VH5 V.i.21I peseech you heartily, scurvy, lousy knave,I peseech you heartily, scuruie lowsie Knaue,
Henry VH5 V.i.29Will you be so good, scauld knave, as eat it?Will you be so good, scauld Knaue, as eate it?
Henry VH5 V.i.31You say very true, scauld knave, when God'sYou say very true, scauld Knaue, when Gods
Henry VH5 V.i.50Much good do you, scauld knave, heartily.Much good do you scald knaue, heartily.
Henry VH5 V.i.66Go, go, you are a counterfeit cowardly knave.Go, go, you are a counterfeit cowardly Knaue,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.100They say ‘ A crafty knave does need no broker;’They say, A craftie Knaue do's need no Broker,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.21How now, sir knave!How now, Sir Knaue?
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.103A subtle knave! But yet it shall not serve.A subtill Knaue, but yet it shall not serue:
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.124Then, Saunder, sit there, the lyingest knaveThen Saunder, sit there, / The lying'st Knaue
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.152Follow the knave, and take this drab away.Follow the Knaue, and take this Drab away.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.86man's instigation, to prove him a knave and myself anMans instigation, to proue him a Knaue, and my selfe an
Julius CaesarJC I.i.15What trade, thou knave? Thou naughty knave, what trade?What Trade thou knaue? Thou naughty knaue, what Trade?
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.239Poor knave, I blame thee not; thou art o'erwatched.Poore knaue I blame thee not, thou art ore-watch'd.
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.267That plays thee music? Gentle knave, good night;That playes thee Musicke? Gentle knaue good night:
King JohnKJ I.i.243What means this scorn, thou most untoward knave?What meanes this scorne, thou most vntoward knaue?
King LearKL I.i.20Though this knave came something saucily to the world,though this Knaue came somthing sawcily to the world
King LearKL I.iv.42ho, dinner! Where's my knave, my Fool? Go you andho, dinner, where's my knaue? my Foole? Go you and
King LearKL I.iv.79‘ My lady's father,’ my lord's knave! You whoresonMy Ladies Father? my Lords knaue, you whorson
King LearKL I.iv.93Now, my friendly knave, I thank thee. There'sNow my friendly knaue I thanke thee, there's
King LearKL I.iv.96How now, my pretty knave! How dost thou?How now my pretty knaue, how dost thou?
King LearKL I.iv.311You, sir, more knave than fool, after your master!You Sir, more Knaue then Foole, after your Master.
King LearKL II.ii.13A knave, a rascal, an eater of broken meats, a base,A Knaue, a Rascall, an eater of broken meates, a base,
King LearKL II.ii.15filthy-worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking,filthy woosted-stocking knaue, a Lilly-liuered, action-taking,
King LearKL II.ii.19composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pander, andcomposition of a Knaue, Begger, Coward, Pandar, and
King LearKL II.ii.67You beastly knave, know you no reverence?You beastly knaue, know you no reuerence?
King LearKL II.ii.86Than I and such a knave.Then I, and such a knaue.
King LearKL II.ii.87Why dost thou call him knave? What is his fault?Why do'st thou call him Knaue? / What is his fault?
King LearKL II.ii.109you in a plain accent was a plain knave; which, for myyou in a plaine accent, was a plaine Knaue, which for my
King LearKL II.ii.124You stubborn ancient knave, you reverend braggart,You stubborne ancient Knaue, you reuerent Bragart,
King LearKL II.ii.135.2Sir, being his knave, I will.Sir, being his Knaue, I will.
King LearKL II.iv.80The knave turns fool that runs away;The knaue turnes Foole that runnes away,
King LearKL II.iv.81The fool no knave, perdy.The Foole no knaue perdie.• Enter Lear, and Gloster:
King LearKL III.ii.72Poor fool and knave, I have one part in my heartPoore Foole, and Knaue, I haue one part in my heart
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.141My good knave Costard, exceedingly well met.O my good knaue Costard, exceedingly well met.
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.149As thou wilt win my favour, good my knave,As thou wilt win my fauour, good my knaue,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.353Thou art the first knave that e'er mad'st a duke.Thou art the first knaue, that ere mad'st a Duke.
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iii.30thank God you are rid of a knave.thanke God you are ridde of a knaue.
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.307I leave an arrant knave with your worship;I leaue an arrant knaue with your worship,
OthelloOth I.i.45Many a duteous and knee-crooking knaveMany a dutious and knee-crooking knaue;
OthelloOth I.i.126But with a knave of common hire, a gondolier,But with a knaue of common hire, a Gundelier,
OthelloOth II.i.231Cassio does? – a knave very voluble; no further conscionableCassio do's: a knaue very voluble: no further conscionable,
OthelloOth II.i.235– a slipper and subtle knave, a finder-out of occasions;A slipper, and subtle knaue, a finder of occasion:
OthelloOth II.i.238knave! Besides, the knave is handsome, young, and hathknaue: besides, the knaue is handsome, young: and hath
OthelloOth II.i.240look after. A pestilent complete knave; and the womanlooke after. A pestilent compleat knaue, and the woman
OthelloOth II.iii.142A knave teach me my duty? I'll beat the knave intoA Knaue teach me my dutie? Ile beate the Knaue into
OthelloOth III.iii.120For such things in a false disloyal knaveFor such things in a false disloyall Knaue
OthelloOth IV.ii.138The Moor's abused by some most villainous knave,The Moore's abus'd by some most villanous Knaue,
OthelloOth IV.ii.139Some base notorious knave, some scurvy fellow.Some base notorious Knaue, some scuruy Fellow.
PericlesPer II.i.57What a drunken knave was the seaWhat a drunken Knaue was the Sea,
Richard IIR2 II.ii.96What is't, knave?What is`t knaue?
Richard IIIR3 I.i.102Her husband, knave. Wouldst thou betray me?Her Husband Knaue, would'st thou betray me?
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.150knave! I am none of his flirt-gills. I am none of hisknaue, I am none of his flurt-gils, I am none of his
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.152must stand by too, and suffer every knave to use me atmust stand by too and suffer euery knaue to vse me at
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.159about me quivers. Scurvy knave! Pray you, sir, a word;about me quiuers, skuruy knaue: pray you sir a word:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.v.142What a pestilent knave is this same!What a pestilent knaue is this same?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.72Come on, sir knave, have done your foolishness,Come on sir knaue, haue done your foolishnes,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.92Being forbid? There, take you that, sir knave.Being forbid? There take you that sir knaue.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.64Your wife, sir knave? Go get you from the door.Your wife sir knaue? go get you from the dore. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.65If you went in pain, master, this knave would go sore.If you went in paine Master, this knaue wold goe sore. 
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.173Of an unthrifty knave, and presentlyOf an vnthriftie knaue: and presentlie
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.iii.12the knave and get thee, I am much deceived. But adieu.the knaue and get thee, I am much deceiued; but adue,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.53is dat knave Rugby?is dat knaue Rugby?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.158You heard what this knave told me, did you not?You heard what this knaue told me, did you not?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.253the jealous rascally knave her husband will be forth.the iealious-rascally-knaue her husband will be forth:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.257Hang him, poor cuckoldy knave! I know himHang him (poore Cuckoldly knaue) I know him
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.259jealous wittolly knave hath masses of money, for theiealous wittolly-knaue hath masses of money, for the
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.270me soon at night. Ford's a knave, and I will aggravateme soone at night: Ford's a knaue, and I will aggrauate
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.272knave and cuckold. Come to me soon at night.knaue, and Cuckold. Come to me soone at night.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.i.62Galen – and he is a knave besides, a cowardly knave asGalen, and hee is a knaue besides: a cowardly knaue, as
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.187I cannot find him. Maybe the knave bragged of thatI cannot finde him: may be the knaue bragg'd of that
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.225lousy knave, mine host.lowsie knaue, mine Host.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.227A lousy knave, to have his gibes and his mockeries.A lowsie knaue, to haue his gibes, and his mockeries.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.92They took me on their shoulders, met the jealous knavethey tooke me on their shoulders: met the iealous knaue
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.95lunatic knave would have searched it; but Fate,Lunatique Knaue would haue search'd it: but Fate
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.v.110the knave constable had set me i'th' stocks, i'th' commonthe knaue Constable had set me ith' Stocks, ith' common
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.i.16a poor old woman. That same knave Ford, her husband,a poore-old-woman; that same knaue (Ford hir husband)
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.i.25Follow me. I'll tell you strange things of this knaveFollow mee, Ile tell you strange things of this knaue
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.110Falstaff's a knave, a cuckoldy knave. Here are hisFalstaffes a Knaue, a Cuckoldly knaue, / Heere are his
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.22for sheer ale, score me up for the lyingest knave infor sheere Ale, score me vp for the lyingst knaue in
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.45The bass is right, 'tis the base knave that jars.The base is right, 'tis the base knaue that iars.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.47Now, for my life, the knave doth court my love.Now for my life the knaue doth court my loue,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.113Where is the foolish knave I sent before?Where is the foolish knaue I sent before?
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.143A whoreson, beetle-headed, flap-eared knave!A horson beetle-headed flap-ear'd knaue:
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.83Carry this mad knave to the gaol. Father Baptista, ICarrie this mad knaue to the Iaile: father Baptista, I
The TempestTem V.i.268Then say if they be true. This misshapen knave,Then say if they be true: This mishapen knaue;
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.262think my master is a kind of a knave; but that's all onethinke my Master is a kinde of a knaue: but that's all one,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.263if he be but one knave. He lives not now that knows meif he be but one knaue: He liues not now that knowes me
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.108whoremaster and a knave; which notwithstanding, thouWhoremaster, and a Knaue, which notwithstanding thou
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.239.3What, a knave too?What, a Knaue too?
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.277Thou hadst been a knave and flatterer.Thou hadst bene a Knaue and Flatterer.
Timon of AthensTim V.i.91There's never a one of you but trusts a knaveThere's neuer a one of you but trusts a Knaue,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.85a most unjust knave; I will no more trust him when hea most vniust Knaue; I will no more trust him when hee
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iv.28No, no, I am a rascal, a scurvy railing knave,No, no: I am a rascall: a scuruie railing knaue:
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.62knave.’Knaue.
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.63‘ Hold thy peace, thou knave,’ knight? I shall beHold thy peace, thou Knaue knight. I shall be
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.64constrained in't to call thee knave, knight.constrain'd in't, to call thee knaue, Knight.
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.66one to call me knave. Begin, fool; it begins (he sings)one to call me knaue. Begin foole: it begins,
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.19The knave counterfeits well; a good knave.The knaue counterfets well: a good knaue.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.204and a knave – a thin-faced knave, a gull!& a knaue: a thin fac'd knaue, a gull?

Glossary

 17 result(s).
coistrelgroom, low fellow, knave
cony-catchingrabbit-catching; trickery, evasion, knavery
coystrillgroom, low fellow, knave
Jackjack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
Jack-saucesaucy knave, impudent fellow
knaveboy, lad, fellow
knavescoundrel, rascal, rogue
knaveservant, menial, lackey
knaverytreachery, trap, trickery
knaveryroguish trick, rouguery, trickery
knaveryshowy adornment, trumpery, ornamentation
patchfool, clown; rogue, knave
patcheryroguery, knavery, tricks
pur[debated meaning] knave in a type of card game [post and pair]
Troyanfellow, knave
truantrogue, knave, rascal
varletknave, rogue, rascal, ruffian

Thesaurus

 11 result(s).
knavevarlet
knaveTroyan
knaveJack
knavepatch
knavetruant
knavecoistrel
knave in a type of card gamepur
knave, saucyJack-sauce
knaverypatchery
knaverycony-catching
saucy knaveJack-sauce

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...tom alone, of his companions] this is a knave ry of them to make me afeardanon (adv.)s...
...i.129 [hamlet to ophelia] we are arrant knave s allh5 iv.vii.2 [fluellen to gower, of ...
...ehaviour] 'tis as arrant a piece of knave ry ... as can be offertkl ii.iv.50 [fool...
...f to see the issue issue (n.) 3--4, (v.)knave (n.)scoundrel, rascal, rogueham v.i.135...
...o, of the first clown] how absolute the knave is!1h4 ii.ii.83 [falstaff to travellers...
...i.83 [falstaff to travellers] bacon-fed knave s ...
...s knave (n.) 2--3lief, had as (adj.)should like...
...20 [gloucester to kent, of edmund] this knave came something saucily to the worldtem ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
KNAVEBASICknave n, knavery n, knavish adj
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