Cautel in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is cautel a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cautel is a Scrabble US word. The word cautel is worth 8 points in Scrabble:


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Yes. The word cautel is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:


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cautel (countable and uncountable, plural cautels)

  1. (obsolete) deceit
    • 1602, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, act 1 scene 3 lines 14-15-16
      Perhaps he loves you now,
      And now no soil nor cautel doth besmirch
      The virtue of his will
  2. (obsolete) caution; prudence; wariness
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fulke to this entry?)
  3. (Christianity) A traditional caution or written direction about the proper manner of administering the sacraments.

Derived terms

  • cautelous