cozenage

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noun coz·en·age \ˈkəz-nij, ˈkə-zə-\

Definition of cozenage

  1. 1 :  the art or practice of cozening :  fraud

  2. 2 :  an act or an instance of cozening

Examples of cozenage in a Sentence

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

1583

First Known Use of cozenage

1583


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