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cog

play
noun \ˈkäg\

Definition of cog

  1. 1 :  a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear

  2. 2 :  a subordinate but integral person or part

cogged

play \ˈkägd\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cog

Middle English cogge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish kugge cog

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cog

verb

Definition of cog

cogged

;

cogging

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  to cheat in throwing dice

  3. 2 obsolete :  deceive

  4. 3 obsolete :  to use venal flattery

  5. transitive verb
  6. 1 :  to direct the fall of (dice) fraudulently

  7. 2 obsolete :  wheedle

Origin and Etymology of cog

obsolete cog a trick


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cog

verb

Definition of cog

cogged

;

cogging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to connect (timbers, joists, etc.) by means of mortises and tenons

Origin and Etymology of cog

probably alteration of cock to cog

Other Building Terms


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cog

noun

Definition of cog

  1. :  a tenon on a beam or timber

First Known Use of cog

1830

Other Building Terms


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cog

abbreviation

Definition of cog

  1. cognate

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COG Defined for Kids

cog

play
noun \ˈkäg\

Definition of cog for Students

  1. :  a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear



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