[ chous ]
/ tʃaʊs /
verb (used with object), choused, chous·ing.
to swindle; cheat (often followed by of or out of).
Archaic. a swindler.
Archaic. a dupe.
Origin of chouse
First recorded in 1600–10; perhaps to be identified with chiaus
Related formschous·er, noun
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