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cautel, cautility
1. A crafty device, artifice, stratagem; a trick, sleight, deceit.
2. Cunning, craftiness, wiliness, trickery.
3. A precaution; in Law, etc.; an exception, restriction, or reservation made for precaution's sake.
4. A caution or direction for the proper administration of the sacraments; especially in cautels of the Mass.
5. In its verb form: To devise cunningly or craftily.
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