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A medieval term for a journeyman or male servant. The term has come to carry the connotation of a disreputable fellow but also refers to a [[Jack (playing cards)]].
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'''Knave''' (pronounced ''neyv'') is a medieval term for a journeyman or male servant. The term has come to carry the connotation of a disreputable fellow but also refers to a playing card [[Jack (playing cards)|Jack]].
  
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Latest revision as of 00:07, 6 January 2017

Knave (pronounced neyv) is a medieval term for a journeyman or male servant. The term has come to carry the connotation of a disreputable fellow but also refers to a playing card Jack.