2. Of or relating to or involving tricks or trickery; skilled in or used for tricks
3. Somewhat defective and unreliable; inclined to give way unexpectedly
ETYM Dutch trek a pull, or drawing, a trick, trekken to draw; akin to lg. trekken, Mid. High Germ. trecken, trechen, Dan. traekke, and OFries. trekka. Related to Track, Trachery, Trig, Trigger.
1. A cunning or deceitful action or device; SYN. fast one.
2. A period of work or duty.
3. An attempt to get one to do something foolish or imprudent.
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The cards played in one round of a card game often used as a scoring unit
To pull a fast one, play a trick on somebody; SYN. fob, fox.