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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sleight n.
 1. Cunning; craft; artful practice. [Obs.] “His sleight and his covin.”
 2. An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
    The world hath many subtle sleights.   --Latimer.
 3. Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill. --Chaucer. “The juggler's sleight.”
 Sleight of hand, legerdemain; prestidigitation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sleight of hand
      n : manual dexterity in the execution of tricks [syn: prestidigitation]