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cautel craft, deceit ( “Cautelle: A wile, cautell, sleight; a craftie reach, or fetch, guilefull deuise or endeuor; also, craft, subtiltie, trumperie, deceit, cousenage.Cotgrave's Fr. and Engl. Dict. ), HAMLET, i. 3. 15; “Applied to cautels” A LOVER'S COMPLAINT, 303. ( “Applied to insidious purposes, with subtelty and cunning,” MALONE)

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