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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Definitions for skulduggery

  1. Devious, dishonest, or unscrupulous behavior or activity; also: an instance thereof.

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Citations for skulduggery
And then the inquests, and the coroner's reports, and the hints of diplomatic cover-ups, and skulduggery in high places. Hilary Mantel, Eight Months on Ghazzah Street
Laptop theft was the third most common electronic skulduggery, behind viruses (84 percent) and unauthorized employee use of computers and software (78 percent), according to the survey by the Computer Security Institute in San Francisco. Michael Cooper, New York Times
Origin of skulduggery
1705-1715
The origin of skulduggery is unknown.
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