sleight-hand

sleight of hand

noun
1.
skill in feats requiring quick and clever movements of the hands, especially for entertainment or deception, as jugglery, card or coin magic, etc.; legerdemain.
2.
the performance of such feats.
3.
a feat of legerdemain.
4.
skill in deception.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

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sleight of hand
 
n
1.  manual dexterity used in performing conjuring tricks
2.  the performance of such tricks

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