from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. legerdemain; prestidigitation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Legerdemain; prestidigitation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The playing of legerdemain tricks; a trick of legerdemain; juggling; sleight of hand.


Latin praestigiare to deceive by juggling tricks, from praestigae. See prestige. (Wiktionary)


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