Definition for COG

COG, v.t.1 [W. coegiaw, to make void, to deceive, from coeg, empty, vain.]

  1. To flatter; to wheedle; to seduce or draw from, by adulation or artifice. I'll cog their hearts from them. – Shak.
  2. To obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word to serve a purpose. – Stillingfleet. Tillotson. Dennis. To cog a die, to secure it so as to direct its fall; to falsify; to cheat in playing dice. – Dryden. Swift.

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