Sleight meaning

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Skill or dexterity.
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Cunning; craft; artful practice.
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A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
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Cunning or craft used in deceiving.
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An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
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Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill.
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Deftness; dexterity.
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Origin of sleight

  • Middle English alteration of sleahthe from Old Norse slœgdh from slœgr sly

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse slÅ“gð (“cunning"), from slÅ“gr (“sly").

    From Wiktionary