Trick(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tricked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tricking.] 1. To deceive by cunning or artifice; to impose on; to defraud; to cheat; as, to trick another in the sale of a horse.
2. To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out. " Trick her off in air."
People lavish it profusely in tricking up their children in fine clothes, and yet starve their minds.Locke.
They are simple, but majestic, records of the feelings of the poet; as little tricked out for the public eye as his diary would have been.Macaulay.
3. To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry.
They forget that they are in the statutes: . . . there they are tricked, they and their pedigrees.B. Jonson.
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