sleight

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sleighte, sleght, sleythe, from Old Norse slœgð(cunning), from slœgr(sly).

Noun[edit]

sleight ‎(plural sleights)

  1. Cunning; craft; artful practice.
  2. An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
  3. Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill.

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