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Hat vs. Trick

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Hatnoun

A covering for the head, often in the approximate form of a cone or a cylinder closed at its top end, and sometimes having a brim and other decoration.

Tricknoun

Something designed to fool or swindle.

‘It was just a trick to say that the house was underpriced.’;

Hatnoun

(figuratively) A particular role or capacity that a person might fill.

Tricknoun

A single element of a magician's (or any variety entertainer's) act; a magic trick.

‘And for my next trick, I will pull a wombat out of a duffel bag.’;

Hatnoun

(figuratively) Any receptacle from which numbers/names are pulled out in a lottery.

Tricknoun

An entertaining difficult physical action.

‘That's a nice skateboard, but can you do any tricks on it?’;

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Hatnoun

The lottery or draw itself.

‘We're both in the hat: let's hope we come up against each other.’;

Tricknoun

An effective, clever or quick way of doing something.

‘tricks of the trade;’; ‘what's the trick of getting this chair to fold up?’;

Hatnoun

(video games) A hat switch.

Tricknoun

Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank.

‘the tricks of boys’;

Hatnoun

The háček symbol.

Tricknoun

(dated) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait.

‘a trick of drumming with the fingers; a trick of frowning’;

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Hatnoun

The caret symbol ^.

Tricknoun

A knot, braid, or plait of hair.

Hatnoun

(internet slang) User rights on a website, such as the right to edit pages others cannot.

Tricknoun

(card games) A sequence in which each player plays a card and a winning play is determined.

‘I was able to take the second trick with the queen of hearts.’;

Hatverb

(transitive) To place a hat on.

Tricknoun

(slang) An act of prostitution. Generally used with turn.

‘At the worst point, she was turning ten tricks a day.’;

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Hatverb

(transitive) To appoint as cardinal.

Tricknoun

(slang) A customer to a prostitute.

‘As the businessman rounded the corner, she thought, "Here comes another trick."’;

Hatadjective

Hot.

Tricknoun

A daily period of work, especially in shift-based jobs.

Hat

sing. pres. of Hote to be called. Cf.

Tricknoun

(nautical) A sailor's spell of work at the helm, usually two hours long.

Hatnoun

A covering for the head; esp., one with a crown and brim, made of various materials, and worn by men or women for protecting the head from the sun or weather, or for ornament.

Tricknoun

A toy; a trifle; a plaything.

Hatnoun

headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

Trickverb

(transitive) To fool; to cause to believe something untrue; to deceive.

‘You tried to trick me when you said that house was underpriced.’;

Hatnoun

an informal term for a person's role;

‘he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly’;

Trickverb

(heraldry) To draw (as opposed to blazon - to describe in words).

Hatverb

put on or wear a hat;

‘He was unsuitably hatted’;

Trickverb

To dress; to decorate; to adorn fantastically; often followed by up, off, or out.

Hatverb

furnish with a hat

Trickadjective

(slang) Stylish or cool.

‘Wow, your new sportscar is so trick.’;

Hat

A hat is a head covering which is worn for various reasons, including protection against weather conditions, ceremonial reasons such as university graduation, religious reasons, safety, or as a fashion accessory.In the past, hats were an indicator of social status. In the military, hats may denote nationality, branch of service, rank or regiment.

Tricknoun

An artifice or stratagem; a cunning contrivance; a sly procedure, usually with a dishonest intent; as, a trick in trade.

‘He comes to me for counsel, and I show him a trick.’; ‘I know a trick worth two of that.’;

Tricknoun

A sly, dexterous, or ingenious procedure fitted to puzzle or amuse; as, a bear's tricks; a juggler's tricks.

Tricknoun

Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank; as, the tricks of boys.

Tricknoun

A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait; as, a trick of drumming with the fingers; a trick of frowning.

‘The trick of that voice I do well remember.’; ‘He hath a trick of CŒur de Lion's face.’;

Tricknoun

A knot, braid, or plait of hair.

Tricknoun

The whole number of cards played in one round, and consisting of as many cards as there are players.

‘On one nice trick depends the general fate.’;

Tricknoun

A turn; specifically, the spell of a sailor at the helm, - usually two hours.

Tricknoun

A toy; a trifle; a plaything.

Trickverb

To deceive by cunning or artifice; to impose on; to defraud; to cheat; as, to trick another in the sale of a horse.

Trickverb

To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; - often followed by up, off, or out.

‘People lavish it profusely in tricking up their children in fine clothes, and yet starve their minds.’; ‘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.’;

Trickverb

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.’;

Tricknoun

a cunning or deceitful action or device;

‘he played a trick on me’; ‘he pulled a fast one and got away with it’;

Tricknoun

a period of work or duty

Tricknoun

an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent;

‘that offer was a dirty trick’;

Tricknoun

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Tricknoun

an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

Trickverb

deceive somebody;

‘We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week’;

Tricknoun

a cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone

‘he's a double-dealer capable of any mean trick’;

Tricknoun

a mischievous practical joke

‘she thought Elaine was playing some trick on her’;

Tricknoun

an illusion

‘I thought I saw a flicker of emotion, but it was probably a trick of the light’;

Tricknoun

a skilful act performed for entertainment or amusement

‘he did conjuring tricks for his daughters’;

Tricknoun

a clever or particular way of doing something

‘the trick is to put one ski forward and kneel’;

Tricknoun

a peculiar or characteristic habit or mannerism

‘she had a trick of clipping off certain words and phrases’;

Tricknoun

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a sequence of cards forming a single round of play. One card is laid down by each player, the highest card being the winner.

Tricknoun

a prostitute's client.

Tricknoun

a sailor's turn at the helm, usually lasting for two or four hours.

Trickverb

cunningly deceive or outwit

‘many people have been tricked by villains with false identity cards’;

Trickverb

use deception to make someone do (something)

‘he tricked her into parting with the money’;

Trickverb

use deception to deprive someone of (something)

‘two men tricked a pensioner out of several hundred pounds’;

Trickverb

sketch (a coat of arms) in outline, with the colours indicated by letters or signs.

Trickadjective

intended or used to deceive or mystify, or to create an illusion

‘a trick question’;

Trickadjective

liable to fail; defective

‘a trick knee’;

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