cozenage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cozen + -age.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cozenage (plural cozenages)

  1. The fact or practice of cozening; cheating, deception.
  2. An instance of cozening; a scam.
    • John Suckling
      When I receive your lines, my dear Princess, and find there expressions of a passion; though reason and my own immerit tell me, it must not be for me; yet is the cozenage so pleasing to me []