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Idioms Informal.
  1. go cahoots, to share equally; become partners: They went cahoots in the establishment of the store.Also go in cahoot with, go in cahoots.
  2. in cahoot/cahoots,
    1. in partnership; in league.
    2. in conspiracy: in cahoots with the enemy.
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Origin of cahoot

1820–30, Americanism; perhaps < French cahute cabin, hut, equivalent to ca(bane) cabin + hutte hut
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see cahoots.

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in cahoots

see in league with.

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