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Definition of "cozenage" [coz•en•age]

  • The art or practice of cozening. (noun)
  • An act or example of cozening. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cozenage" in a sentence
  • "That's where the aformentioned "cozenage" comes in."
  • "Thou are not dead, but flown afar, up hills of endless light, through blazing corridors of suns, where worlds do swing of good and gentle men, of women strong and free—far from the cozenage, black hypocrisy, and chaste prostitution of this shameful speck of dust!"
  • "Fons fraudum et maleficiorum, 'tis the fountain of cozenage and villainy."