from The Century Dictionary.
- Deceitful; collusive; fraudulent. Also spelled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Law) Deceitful; collusive; fraudulent; dishonest.
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- adjective law
deceitful; collusive; fraudulent; dishonest
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"I lately had occasion to justify an action to a man," went on Clowes, "but, no, the scurvy fellow would put no faith in my words, insisting that the person I sought to clear was covinous and tricky, and wholly unworthy of trust."