decoy

[ noun dee-koi, dih-koi; verb dih-koi ]SEE DEFINITION OF decoy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECOY

About sundown he took in his decoy Hen, as Owls were abundant, and went back to his camp.

I want you, besides, to act as a decoy in a case I have already told you of.

And in this trap of Iblis was decoy enough for a poor mouse like me.

The comparison of the mind to a block of wax, or to a decoy of birds, is found wanting.

One of the Indians then stationed himself as a decoy, and howled like a wolf.

I am to decoy the young thing away by making her believe as I'm her husband, eh?

“That is the sort of decoy they use in our country,” Jethro said.

I durst not follow them; for it might be a feint to decoy me from my post.

No, he has put forward as the decoy my colleague, Croffut,—perhaps you know him?

These are placed on the ground, by a hedge, and near them a decoy goldfinch in a cage.

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