shrewd (adj.) Old form(s): shrew'd
knowing, artful, smart
H8 I.iii.7[Lord Chamberlain to Sands, of the effect of France upon the English] A fit or two o'th' face - but they are shrewd ones
R3 II.iv.35[Queen Elizabeth to York] Go to, you are too shrewd
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