In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1archaic(rogue)truhán masculine datedbellaco masculine archaic
- Due to my poor performance as a husband, father, and provider, I can claim the role of knave, or general ne'er-do-well.
- Instead, according to the same Daily Record, he is a knave and a liar.
- In general, Winter seems to feel that most writers are either the ‘good guys’ or the knaves, and allows for very little middle ground.
- I'm glad he's going since IMO, the man is a fool and a knave.
- Gentleman, you see, do not play cricket with knaves.
2(in cards) jota feminine(in Spanish pack) sota feminine
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