decoy

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decoy

noun allure, allurement, ambush, attraction, bait, blind, camouflage, deception, disguise, diversion, imitation, inducement, inlex, inveiglement, simulation, trap, trick
Associated concepts: entrapment
See also: bait, betray, cloak, deceive, deception, delude, ensnare, entice, entrap, fake, illude, inveigle, lure, maneuver, mislead, ruse, trick

DECOY. A pond used for the breeding and maintenance of water-fowl. 11 Mod. 74, 130; S. C. 3 Salk. 9; Holt, 14 11 East, 571.

References in classic literature ?
He was terrified at the rapidity with which he had been involved in such dangers - decoyed into it.
Even as I have been decoyed into this awful, this death-haunted command.
That idea is not original with me, as I stole it from Judy Kovar, who has decoyed and killed numerous big bucks on her farm in Illinois.