1) a. - An artifice or stratagem; a cunning contrivance; a sly procedure, usually with a dishonest intent; as, a trick in trade.
2) a. - A sly, dexterous, or ingenious procedure fitted to puzzle or amuse; as, a bear's tricks; a juggler's tricks.
3) a. - Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank; as, the tricks of boys.
4) a. - A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait; as, a trick of drumming with the fingers; a trick of frowning.
5) a. - A knot, braid, or plait of hair.
6) a. - The whole number of cards played in one round, and consisting of as many cards as there are players.
7) a. - A turn; specifically, the spell of a sailor at the helm, -- usually two hours.
8) a. - A toy; a trifle; a plaything.
9) v. t. - To deceive by cunning or artifice; to impose on; to defraud; to cheat; as, to trick another in the sale of a horse.
10) v. t. - To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out.
11) v. t. - To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry.