Definition of Cozenage

1. Noun. A fraudulent business scheme.

Exact synonyms: Scam
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Rig, Swindle
Derivative terms: Cozen, Cozen, Scam



Definition of Cozenage

1. n. The art or practice of cozening; artifice; fraud.

Definition of Cozenage

1. Noun. The fact or practice of cozening; cheating, deception. ¹

2. Noun. An instance of cozening; a scam. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cozenage

1. the practice of cozening [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cozenage

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coypous
coypu
coypus
coys
coystrel
coystrels
coystril
coystrils
coywolf
coywolves
coz
coze
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cozen
cozenage (current term)
cozenages
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cozeners
cozening
cozens
cozes
cozey
cozeys
cozie
cozied
cozier
coziers
cozies

Literary usage of Cozenage

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1. Commerce of the Prairies, Or, The Journal of a Santa Fè Trader: During Eight by Josiah Gregg (1845)
"The Mines of New Mexico—Supposed Concealment of them by the Indians—Indian Superstition and cozenage—.Ruins of La &an Quivira—Old ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Jackson, D.D. ...: Sometime President of Corpus Christi by Thomas Jackson (1844)
"... nature or cozenage are to the holiness of God. To make both parts of a contradiction true, falls not under the object or exercise of his almighty power. ..."

3. A Church Dictionary by Walter Farquhar Hook (1854)
"... upon any pretence whatsoever, to cast out any devil or devils, under pain of the imputation of imposture or cozenage, and deposition from the ministry. ..."

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