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See also: Sleight
- Cunning; craft; artful practice.
- An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
- Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill.
cunning; craft; artful practice
an artful trick; sly artifice; dexterous feat
dexterous practice; dexterity; skill
- Alternative form of
- sleght, sleythe, sleȝþe, sliþe, sleighte, scleighte, sleiht, sleþþe, sleyþe, slight, sleȝt, sleiȝt, slyȝt, sleigþe, sleygt, sleyt, sleiþe, sleyhte, slithe, sliȝþe, slyghte, scliȝt, sleihte, sleyght, sleyghte, slet, sleyȝte, sleyte, sliȝt
sleight (plural sleightes)
- Wit, shrewdness, judiciousness; the state of being wise.
- Adeptness, expertise; knowledge in a certain area.
- Tactics, plans, preparation; the act of readying.
- A tactic, approach, method, or accomplishment.
- Work, labour, might; that which is expended on a task.
- Detail; the finer or more intricate points of something.
- Cunning, sleight; craft; artful practice.
- An artful or deceiving trick; a sly artifice.
- (rare) Something of extreme attractiveness.
- Judicious, considered, shrewd; having or indicative of great wisdom.
- Sly, artful, wily; employing or being an example of deception.
- Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith