delicate (adj.)
cunning, ingenious, skilful
AW IV.v.101[Clown to Lafew and Countess, of the soldiers] there's a dozen of 'em with delicate fine hats
Cym V.v.47.2[Cymbeline to Cornelius, of the Queen] O most delicate fiend! [also: beautiful]
KL IV.vi.185[Lear to all] It were a delicate stratagem to shoe / A troop of horse with felt
Oth IV.i.186[Othello to Iago, of Desdemona] I do but say what she is: so delicate with her needle
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