cheater (n.)
deceiver, sharper, gamester; also: officer who looks after estates forfeited to the crown
2H4 II.iv.94[Falstaff to Hostess, of Pistol] He's no swaggerer, hostess, a tame cheater [also: a decoy duck]
MW I.iii.64[Falstaff to Nym and Pistol, of Mistresses Ford and Page compared to rich foreign lands] I will be cheaters to them both
Sonn.151.3[] Then, gentle cheater, urge not my amiss
Tit V.i.111[Aaron to Lucius, of Titus] I played the cheater for thy father's hand
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