probably alteration of caltrop
1719, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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Chaotic and good, like English itself
“Cantrip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cantrip. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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