pawky

adjective
paw·​ky | \ˈpȯ-kē \

Definition of pawky 

chiefly British

: artfully shrewd : canny

First Known Use of pawky

circa 1640, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pawky

obsolete English dialect pawk trick

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