A mischievous or playful act; a trick.
- Jinx liked that, because there was something reassuring in the countless little cantrips and tricks, so unlike anything he had known.
- Small, everyday cantrips, often considered party tricks by the more learned members of their race, are taught to whelplings, things like lighting a small fire, conjuring a cooling breeze, and the such.
- My training isn't finished and most of my spells are weak cantrips.
Late 16th century (also in the sense 'witch's trick'): of unknown origin.
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