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chevalier d'industrie

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one who lives by persevering fraud; a pickpocket; a sharper.

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  • Lovely!

    October 15, 2008

  • One who lives by his wits, specially by swindling (literally "knight of industry"). (from WordCraft)

    October 15, 2008