Cunning-folk were known for a range of practices that included lifting curses and bewitchments, love magic, herbalism and curing diseases in animals as well as humans. A few also practiced astrology. Some modern day Wiccans claim such people were witches and that they are their direct descendants. Others see this as quite an odd claim to make as there is actually evidence that Cunning-folk aided the persecution of witches during the craze in the seventeenth century....
- shrewdness in deception
- shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
- drafty artfulness (especially in deception)
• (a.) Crafty; sly; artful; designing; deceitful. • (a.) Knowing; skillful; dexterous. • (a.) Wrought with, or exhibiting, skill or ingenuity; ingenious; curious; as, cunning work. • (a.) Knowledge; art; skill; dexterity. • (a.) The faculty or act of using stratagem to accomplish a purpose; fraudulent skill or dexterity; de...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/cunning/
attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness; `a cute kid with pigtails`; `a cute little apartment`; `cunning kittens`; `a cunning baby`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
[ Anglo-Saxon cunnan
to know, to be able. See 1st Con
Knowing; skillful; dexterous. 'A cunning
workman.' Ex. xxxviii. 23.
« 'Tis beauty truly blent, whose red and white Nature's own sweet and ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/202
[ Anglo-Saxon cunnung
trial, or Icelandic kunnandi
knowledge. See Cunning
Knowledge; art; skill; dexterity. [ Archaic] « Let my right hand forget her cunning
. Ps. cxxxvii. 5.
» « A ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/202
shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deceptionFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/558097
- attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness 2. [n] - shrewdness in deception 3. [n] - drafty artfulness (especially in deception)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=cunning
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