a shrewd action, especially when unscrupulous or dishonest; an unfair trick, deceitful practice, dishonest dealing, etc.:
He pulled a fast one on me by paying me with a worthless check.
Origin 1920–25, Americanism
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.
First, it pulls a bit of a fast one on the reader from the start.
Encouraged members to fast one day a month and donate the savings to help the needy.
Speed describes how fast one is moving, eg, in knots or mph.