|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) An artifice or trick in war for deceiving the enemy; a deceptive device; a secret plot.
Stratagem (2 Occurrences)
Matthew 26:4 and consulted how to get Jesus into their power by stratagem and put Him to death. (WEY)
Mark 14:1 It was now two days before the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the High Priests and Scribes were bent on finding how to seize Him by stratagem and put Him to death. (WEY)