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sleighty

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sleight +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

sleighty (comparative more sleighty, superlative most sleighty)

  1. (obsolete) cunning; sly
    • 1615, W. Lawson, Country Housewifes Garden
      You might sit in your Mount, and angle a peckled Trout, or sleighty Eele.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.