guilery

noun
guil·​ery | \ ˈgiləri \
plural -es

Definition of guilery

now dialectal, England
: a trick or beguilement

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History and Etymology for guilery

Middle English gilerie, gilrie, from Middle French gilerie, from giler, guiler to guile + -erie -ery

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“Guilery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guilery. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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