ETYM Dutch trek a pull, or drawing, a trick, trekken to draw; akin to lg. trekken, Mid. High Germ. trecken, trechen, Dan. traekke, and OFries. trekka. Related to Track, Trachery, Trig, Trigger.
1. A cunning or deceitful action or device; SYN. fast one.
2. A period of work or duty.
3. An attempt to get one to do something foolish or imprudent.