cozenage


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Add whopper, untruth, make-believe, cozenage and hornswoggle and we're up to 50.
I find that report believable, for I have engaged in such cozenage myself.
485-86: "Admire me, all you students at Inns of Cozenage.
His " cony - catching " pamphlets (1591 - 92) are realistic descriptions of London low - life and underworld activity; they include A Defense of Cony - Catching; Disputation between a He - Cony - Catcher and a She - Cony - Catcher; The Black Book's Messenger; and A Notable Discovery of Cozenage.