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

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Examples of cozenage in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of cozenage

1583, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cozenage was in 1583

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