Treach"er*y (?), n. [OE. trecherie, trichere, OF. trecherie, tricherie, F. tricherie trickery, from tricher to cheat, to trick, OF. trichier, trechier; probably of Teutonic origin. See Trickery, Trick.]
Violation of allegiance or of faith and confidence; treasonable or perfidious conduct; perfidy; treason.
Be ware, ye lords, of their treachery.
In the council chamber at Edinburgh, he had contracted a deep taint of treachery and corruption.
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