Meaning of escapology

es•cap•ol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (i-skā-pol'u-jē, es"kā-), [key]
— n. Chiefly Brit.
  1. the method or skill of extricating oneself from handcuffs, chains, etc., as of a magician or other performer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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