Synonyms for cozener
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The words used in such case are uncertain, and to be recited at the pleasure of the witch or cozener.
I will prove him for you, lady, and tell you whether he be a cozener or not, or if his magic be fit for you to deal with.'
1560s, of uncertain origin; perhaps from French cousiner "cheat on pretext of being a cousin;" or from Middle English cosyn "fraud, trickery" (mid-15c.), which is perhaps related to Old French coçon "dealer, merchant, trader," from Latin cocionem "horse dealer." Related: Cozened; cozening; cozenage.