Archive for November 27th, 2009

TRI’CKSY. adj.

TRICKSY. adj. [from trick.] Pretty. This is a word of en-
The fool hath planted in his memory
An army of good words; and I do know
A many fools that stand in better place,
Garnish’d like him, that for a tricksy word,
Defy the matter.  Shakesp. Merchant of Venice.
All this service have I done since I went.
–My tricksy spirit!  Shakespeare’s Tempest.