cautel (n.) Old form(s): cautell , Cautills
deceit, trickery, cunning
Ham I.iii.15[Laertes to Ophelia, of Hamlet] Perhaps he loves you now, / And now no soil nor cautel doth besmirch / The virtue of his will
LC.303[] a plenitude of subtle matter, / Applied to cautels, all strange forms receives
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