cozener (n.) Old form(s): Cosoner , Couzeners, Cozeners , cozoners
cheat, deceiver, fraud
1H4 I.iii.251[Hotspur to Northumberland and Worcester] the devil take such cozeners [also: pun on 'cousin']
KL IV.vi.164[Lear to all] The usurer hangs the cozener [F; Q cosioner]
MW IV.v.61[Bardolph to Host, of the Host's horses] Run away with the cozeners
TNK III.i.44[Palamon to Arcite] Cozener Arcite [also: pun on 'cousin']
WT IV.iv.252[Autolycus to Clown] there are cozeners abroad
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