cantrip


can·trip

noun \ˈkan-trəp\

Definition of CANTRIP

1
chiefly Scottish :  a witch's trick :  spell
2
chiefly British :  hocus-pocus 2

Origin of CANTRIP

probably alteration of caltrop
First Known Use: 1719

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