Trick

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.
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2. To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out. " Trick her off in air." Pope.
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People lavish it profusely in tricking up their children in fine clothes, and yet starve their minds.
Locke.
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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.
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3. To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry.
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They forget that they are in the statutes: . . . there they are tricked, they and their pedigrees.
B. Jonson.
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