Definition of schemer:
Five days later Miacomo returned, with him the elderly Mohawk lover, and a priest, Tashmu, of repute a cringing schemer, with whom hunters and soldiers could have nothing in common, and whom they would gladly have put out of the way had they not been deterred by superstitious fears.- "Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4.", Charles M. Skinner.
- "The Byzantine Empire", Charles William Chadwick Oman.
- "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.