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Word: legerdemain

Definition: sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand


Sentences Containing 'legerdemain'

Not so the sailor, beholding the scenery of the Antarctic seas; where at times, by some infernal trick of legerdemain in the powers of frost and air, he, shivering and half shipwrecked, instead of rainbows speaking hope and solace to his misery, views what seems a boundless churchyard grinning upon him with its lean ice monuments and splintered crosses.
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