Guile (?), n. [OE. guile, gile, OF. guile; of German origin, and the same word as E. wile. See Wile.]

Craft; deceitful cunning; artifice; duplicity; wile; deceit; treachery.

Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile. John i. 47.

To wage by force or guile eternal war. Milton.


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Guile, v. t. [OF. guiler. See Guile, n.]

To disguise or conceal; to deceive or delude.




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