Cau"te*lous (?), a. [F. cauteleux, LL. cautelosus. See Cautel.]

1.

Caution; prudent; wary.

[Obs.] "Cautelous, though young."

Drayton.

2.

Crafty; deceitful; false.

[Obs.]

Shak.

-- Cau"te*lous*ly, adv. -- Cau"te*lous*ness, n. [Obs.]

 

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