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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 376 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LEGERDEMAIN (Fr. leger-de-main, i.e. light or sleight of hand), the name given specifically to that form of conjuring in which the performer relies on dexterity of manipulation rather than on mechanical apparatus. See CONJURING,
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