cogging (adj.) Old form(s): coging
deceiving, cheating, double-crossing
MW I.i.118[Slender to Falstaff] I have matter in my head ... against your cogging rascals [Q; F cony-catching]
MW III.i.111[Evans to Caius, of the Host] let us ... be revenge on this same scald, scurvy, cogging companion
Oth IV.ii.131[Emilia to Iago] I will be hanged if ... / Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office, / Have not devised this slander
TC V.vi.11[Troilus to Ajax and Diomedes] Come, both you cogging Greeks; have at you both!
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