sleight' of hand'
1. skill in feats requiring quick and clever movements of the hands, esp. for entertainment or deception, as jugglery, card or coin magic, etc.; legerdemain.
2. the performance of such feats.
3. a feat of legerdemain.
4. skill in deception.
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