quaint (adj.) Old form(s): queint
artful, cunning
1H6 IV.i.102[Vernon to King, of Basset] he seem with forged quaint conceit / To set a gloss upon his bold intent
MV III.iv.69[Portia to Nerissa, of dressing as men] I'll ... tell quaint lies
TS III.ii.146[Tranio to Lucentio] We'll overreach ... / The quaint musician, amorous Licio
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