cautel

Cautel \Cau"tel\, n. [F. caut[`e]le, L. cautela, fr. cavere to be on one's guard, to take care.] 1. Caution; prudence; wariness. [Obs.] --Fulke. [1913 Webster] 2. Craft; deceit; falseness. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]