1. (n.) Strength; might; secret power.

2. (n.) Art or skill; dexterity in particular manual employment; hence, the occupation or employment itself; manual art; a trade.

3. (n.) Those engaged in any trade, taken collectively; a guild; as, the craft of ironmongers.

4. (n.) Cunning, art, or skill, in a bad sense, or applied to bad purposes; artifice; guile; skill or dexterity employed to effect purposes by deceit or shrewd devices.

5. (n.) A vessel; vessels of any kind; -- generally used in a collective sense.

6. (v. t.) To play tricks; to practice artifice.

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