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cozenage

noun coz·en·age \ˈkəz-nij, ˈkə-zə-\

Definition of COZENAGE

1
:  the art or practice of cozening :  fraud
2
:  an act or an instance of cozening

Examples of COZENAGE

  1. <through cozenage and flattery, the art dealer coaxed the unwary into selling their family treasures for a song>

First Known Use of COZENAGE

1583

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