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Noun: Houdini  hoo'dee-nee
  1. United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains, handcuffs, straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)
    - Harry Houdini, Erik Weisz

Derived forms: Houdinis

Type of: escape expert, escapologist

Encyclopedia: Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926