from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of trick.
  • n. dress; ornament

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Given to tricks; tricky.
  • n. Dress; ornament.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Practising or playing tricks; tricky; deceitful; artful.
  • n. Articles of outfit; appurtenances, especially ornamental trifles.
  • n. In heraldry, a graphic representation of heraldic bearings or an entire achievement. See trick.


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  • Do you think the color of the fly line you use matters at all -- for better or worse -- as a factor in tricking and catching fish?

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  • Here she goes again tricking poor people into thinking this gas tax is a GREAT idea .... if McCain proposed it first, we know something is wrong!

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  • I say this is a big deal because top Democrats are finally willing to say publicly that they screwed up, they should have never voted for this fiasco, while at the same acknowledging that Bush hardly played an insignificant role in tricking the Congress and the American people into supporting this war.


  • Where I grew up out in the 'burbs there wasn't much "tricking" - at least none of my friends were involved in tricks.

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  • In the 20-minute call taped Tuesday and released Wednesday, Mr. Walker, a Republican, floated the idea of tricking Senate Democratic holdouts into returning from Illinois to the capitol in Madison, Wis., by offering to talk.

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  • She began formulating a plan that would entail tricking the Klingon battle cruisers commander into believing that his fellow captains had launched a major attack against a Tholian fleet nearby and that he was being summoned to the fray.

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  • And I love the idea of tricking undergrads through name change.

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  • And if the idea of tricking out a hybrid seems strange to you, remember that this is the automaker that just gave us the


  • Looks like he spent a lot of coin tricking out that AK she is firing, but it is still a crappy stamped metal example of Soviet engineering at its heart.

  • Dems will say whatever they can to motivate (read: "tricking") the sheep into electing them.

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