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cozenage

[kuhz-uh-nij]
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noun
  1. the practice of cozening.
  2. the condition of being cozened.
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Origin of cozenage

First recorded in 1555–65; cozen + -age
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Examples from the Web for cozenage

Historical Examples

  • David suspected this cozenage in himself, when he cries out, Oh!

    The Covenants And The Covenanters

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  • They practise for lucre black magic, fortune-telling, cozenage.