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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 2. To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out. Trick her off in air.”
    People lavish it profusely in tricking up their children in fine clothes, and yet starve their minds.   --Locke.
    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.
 3. To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry.
    They forget that they are in the statutes: . . . there they are tricked, they and their pedigrees.   --B. Jonson.