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- v. subject to a playful hoax or joke
- v. deceive somebody
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I was not present when he called at our hotel, and my absence gave my fellow-clergymen an opportunity to play a joke on the gentleman from the gospel-ship.
I had been wishing for several days to play a joke on him, and had arranged a plan with Captain Lute North to carry it into execution.