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The scene in which Ethanwald decides to "cosen [the King] of his choise" (D2v) structurally connects Ethanwald to the other cozeners in the play: it immediately follows the scene in which Honesty's disguise plot exposes Cony-catcher, and immediately precedes the scene in which the Farmer flouts the ancient laws of hospitality and refuses to invite a Knight, a Squire, and Honesty to dinner.
3 and Autolycus in peddler's disguise warning his recent victim the Clown that "indeed, sir, there are cozeners abroad" in 4.
Pamphleteers characterized cozeners, those who commit fraud, and rogues, for example, by pointing out their proximity to animals.