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collogue

[kuh-lohg] /kəˈloʊg/
verb (used without object), collogued, colloguing. Dialect.
1.
to confer secretly.
2.
to plot mischief; conspire.
Origin of collogue
1595-1605
1595-1605; perhaps blend of collude and dialogue
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collogue

/kɒˈləʊɡ/
verb collogues, colloguing, collogued
1.
(intransitive) usually foll by with. to confer confidentially; intrigue or conspire
Word Origin
C16: perhaps from obsolete colleague (vb) to be or act as a colleague, conspire, influenced by Latin colloquī to talk with; see colleague
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v.

1590s (implied in colloguing) "to flatter, curry favor," of unknown origin; perhaps from French colloque "conference, consultation" (16c., from Latin colloquium) and influenced by dialogue.

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