One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Cunning, crafty; sly, underhand.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Adam King (fl. 1588). Either from post-classical Latin subdolosus rather cunning, or from classical Latin subdolus sly, deceitful, treacherous (from sub- + dolus) + -ous.
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