relating to or involving prestigiation (the practice of sorcery or magic; deception or delusion by such practice);
conjuring; consisting of tricks, impostures, or illusions;
deceptive, delusive ...1588 obs.
from Latin praestigiatorius from praestigiat-, past participial stem of praestigiare (to prestigiate, to deceive by illusion, or as by magic; to delude) + classical Latin -ōrius (-ory)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1588 - see EXAMPLE below
"...and heraldicall illusions, or of their ambiguous aequivocations, interdeux amphibologies, and aenigmaticall ridles, or finally of any their other colourable glosses, & hypocriticall subornations, in some like prestigiatory, and sophisticall veine?..."
From: A Discoursiue Probleme Concerning Prophesies, how far they are to valued, or credited, according to the surest rules...
- John Harvey