Tricking
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. [1913 Webster]

2. To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out. `` Trick her off in air.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

People lavish it profusely in tricking up their children in fine clothes, and yet starve their minds. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry. [1913 Webster]

They forget that they are in the statutes: . . . there they are tricked, they and their pedigrees. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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