[mass noun] The art of ruling as a king, especially with reference to the use of clever or crafty diplomacy in dealing with subjects.
- ‘These contrivances that I declare unto thee are legitimate means of kingcraft. They are not reckoned as methods fraught with deceit.’
- ‘As Part Two evinced, Paine was much more than a talented popularizer of advanced ideas, a megaphone for the enlightenment project against kingcraft, lordcraft and priestcraft.’
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