Definitions

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  • noun rare A sly trick or device.

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  • noun obsolete A sly trick.

Etymologies

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From under- +‎ craft.

Examples

  • QUEST: On the upper floors, a facelift extension on what will be Europe's longest champagne bar, and down below, in the old undercraft (ph) where beer barrels used to be stored.

    CNN Transcript Oct 13, 2007

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  • An author's cleaver device.

    September 1, 2012

  • For those times when a story is getting the axe?

    September 2, 2012