Definition of Beknave

1. v. t. To call knave.



Definition of Beknave

1. Verb. (transitive rare) To treat as a knave. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive rare) To call (someone) a knave. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beknave

1. to treat as a knave [v BEKNAVED, BEKNAVING, BEKNAVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beknave

bejumbled
bejumbles
bejumbling
bek
beka
bekah
bekahs
bekanamycin
bekas
beken
bekiss
bekiss'd
bekissed
bekisses
bekissing
beknave (current term)
beknaved
beknaves
beknaving
beknickered
beknight
beknighted
beknighting
beknights
beknit
beknot
beknots
beknotted
beknotting
beknow

Literary usage of Beknave

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1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1833)
"... or beknave all his predecessors. There is in Mr. Austin's remarks on this most hackneyed subject of self-love, evidence of his having digested the ..."

2. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley (1874)
"Do ye nick us 13 beknave your noly!— INIQUITY. Ten mine— ISMAEL (casteth dice). Six mine, Have at it, and it were for all my father's kine. ..."

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